Monday, June 21, 2004

French govt eyes open source savings
France's conservative government is trying to cut costs as it seeks to rein in a public sector deficit, which is set in 2004 to bust the European Union limit of 3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third year running.

Open-source software such as Linux, OpenOffice, Mozilla, Apache, MySQL and Evolution is "very credible," Dutreil said.