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#39883 - 01/03/04 10:35 PM Israel dumps Microsoft
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The Israeli government has suspended all purchases of new Microsoft licenses and will explore open source alternatives. A Finance Ministry spokeswoman describes the decision as "purely economic". Microsoft will not make any comment.

Suarez-Potts from says a Hebrew version of their office suite will soon be ready. is sponsored by Sun Microsystems. It edits Microsoft Office documents and uses XML for document formats.

Other countries exploring the possibilities of open source software include Britain, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, China, Denmark, France, Germany and Russia.

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#39884 - 01/05/04 02:01 AM Re: Israel dumps Microsoft
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A diffrent article about this can also be located here;f=27;t=000343
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#39885 - 01/07/04 07:23 PM Re: Israel dumps Microsoft
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Ha, i just wish America would too
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