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Large Redmond Collider: CERN reveals plan to shift from Microsoft to open-source code after tenfold license fee hike

NATTtrash

Re: If they were looking for customers to move to Azure...

It will just turn into bad PR for Microsoft.

You think? I mean, NASA also moved at a certain point. And what kind of impact did that have? US DoD uses *nix. NATO does... It wouldn't even be a stretch to say that the interwebz float on *nix. Most of the worlds population has *nix in their pocket. And don't get me wrong, I admit I have a DNA encoded dislike of schoolyard bullies. But will CERN weaning off MS have such a big bad PR impact? Sure, maybe for geeks who know how to spell CERN. Or have a foggiest what they do there. But for Jane/ Joe who just asked the Argos person whether "it can do YouTube?". Not even a blip I think...

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