Andreas Broeckmann on Sat, 11 Apr 1998 17:42:59 +0200 (MET DST)

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<nettime> news from france

reading the multimedia supplement of the french daily Liberation (on
fridays) seems to offer a good skim of what happens (and doesn't happen in
online/offline france.


today there is a feature article about an initiative by Microsoft to train
2000 people and get the Microsoft Professional Certificate here in france -
a project called Competence 2000 which also involves many state and private
higher education institutions.

a short article by Roberto Di Cosmo, ( of the Ecole Normale
Superieur summarises his critique of the monopoly that MS has on the
operating systems market and advocates Linux and Unix as attractive
alternatives. his full study of MS s hegemonic strategies can be found at

greetings from the bibliotheque nationale of this ancient country,

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