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Re: Chinese Fly Red Flag With Ban On Microsoft
Matthew Gaylor wrote:
"The important government ministries will not permit the
> of Windows 2000 on their computers," the paper said, citing
> senior officials. Instead, they would use the "Red Flag"
> Chinese operating system based on the rival "Linux" platform.
> Older versions of Windows currently dominate the burgeoning
> computer industry in China, though few of the millions of
> copies sold earn a single cent for the company's founder,
> Bill Gates.
This is an old story and apparently they took back some of these
The interesting question is "Will all the Chinese "Red Hat" changes be
donated back as the GPL requires?".
Me thinks not.
At least its not the Cultural "Revolution". Although the Chinese could
always spare another 65 million residents.