Microsoft is reportedly working on running a stripped down version of XP to run on the One Laptop Per Child Foundation's "$100 laptop".
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While the news Microsoft is making progress on developing a version of Windows for the so-called $100 laptop has caused some consternation, the head of the One Laptop Per Child Foundation says the project could not promote openness if it shunned Microsoft.
The European Community (EC) yesterday launched a new set of guidelines designed to help government IT managers decide whether to make the switch from proprietary to open source software and how to migrate their systems.
The UK government published a report saying open-source software is now a genuine competitor to Microsoft