Free Software in the Portuguese Parliament

João Miguel Neves joao at
Wed Oct 3 17:52:42 UTC 2007

Good evening,

Just a heads up: tomorrow there will be a vote in Portugal for a 
proposal that sets up a possible migration to Free Software in the 
Portuguese Parliament.

If approved, the parliament will have to:
 * Make all published documents available in the internet and on the 
internet abide an open standard.
 * Install in all desktops Free Software, specifically, an office suite 
and other tools.
 * Prepare a Free Software training program for the users.
 * Prepara a Free Software migration plan.

After this, there will be a second discussion and vote next year to 
decide if there will be such a migration. The proposal ID is 227/X:

And you can find ANSOL's analysis in the PDF linked from our press release:

Best regards,
João Miguel Neves

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