City Of Toronto
robert-yzlPDbdf3LosA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Sat Dec 27 14:59:15 UTC 2003
I had put up a wiki for TLUG to use for the purpose of putting together a
proposal for the city of Toronto and a total of 1 ( ONE ) user was able ( or
willing ) to log in to it.
http://www.lampware.info/tiki/tiki-custom_home.php The site could use some
help with fine tuning and I would be happy to setup additional admins for
It's seems the Group is anxious to debate the pro's and cons via email but
when it comes to getting a Linux proposal for the city of Toronto however a
lot of the talk is just that, talk. Actions speak louder than words.
Here is a "World Class City" looking seriously at saving millions of
Perhaps when it comes to the City and politics talk is exactly what
politicians do best. Unfortunatley some of us live in the real world where
"talk is cheap"
----- Original Message -----
From: Phillip Mills <pmills-5bG9SNWDbRX3fQ9qLvQP4Q at public.gmane.org>
To: <tlug-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003 8:08 AM
Subject: [TLUG]: City Of Toronto
> I haven't noticed any messages lately about efforts to get a Linux
> foothold at the City of Toronto. Anyone interested should read an
> article on page A14 of this morning's Globe & Mail.
> "The city's problem is that 14,000 of its 17,500 computers are of 1999
> vintage or older, which means that the operating system they run on is
> Microsoft Windows NT, a program which the software company will no
> longer support after some time next year, and they do not have the
> capacity to run on the next generation of software, Windows XP, which
> the city plans to switch to."
> Tortured grammar aside, how many things "wrong" can *you* find in that
> sentence? :-)
> Phillip Mills
> Multi-platform software development
> (416) 224-0714
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