“The consultants report no problems or criticism with the use of open source on servers, for development and for enterprise solutions. Here, the situation is very comparable to what is common in many other public administrations and in the private sector, they note.
Commenting on the interim report, Florian Roth, leader of the cityâ€™s Green Party wrote on his Facebook page that the report confirms that the use of open source is not the issue here.”
See Munich publishes interim report on IT performanceNews of the death of GNU/Linux in Munich’s local government is exaggerated, apparently. A thorough review of the global IT-system finds nothing to report. What it does find is that Munich is still using too many applications even after pruning them back severely in the migration to GNU/Linux.
Perhaps this will finally cause the nattering nabobs of negativism to shut up. GNU/Linux does work for people.