An anonymous reader writes "It seems the city of Houston has decided against using Microsoft software. It really is amazing how much it costs to use (and maintain) software. I can't help but wonder if this will become a trend."
Turns out they decided on the relativly unknown SimDesk
suite, which has nothing to do with The Sims
, sadly. Many, many posts about this. In additional news seldo
writes "There's an interesting interview on News.Com with Peter Houston. He discusses Microsoft's changing attitude in competing with Linux -- no longer calling it a "cancer" but instead promoting the advantages of Windows."