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French Military Saves 40% by Switching to Open Source

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  • I'd like to quote the end of the article:

    It’s also interesting to note how the French Gendarmerie handled this transition. They first moved over to open source applications before switching out the OS. That way their employees were used to the tools long before losing Windows, making for a much easier transition where Ubuntu fades into the background and “just works.

    Well done !

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?