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Finland’s Ministry of Justice Chooses OpenOffice

Hot off the marketing mailing list, I’ve received three links talking about Finland’s Ministry of Justice and its choice to adopt


Hopefully some English translations will come up soon, my Finnish is rusty. (At least I can understand the numerals used, and it appears that 8,500 computers will move to OOo on Windows, while 1,500 will remain on MS Office.)

85% OpenOffice to 15% Microsoft Office; that sounds like a desirable distribution of global marketshare in the future. (Though I’d like to see some third-party successes too, like Abiword, KOffice, Corel and TextMaker…)

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