Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on August 18, 2003 12:51 AM
In Munich they adopted Linux because of KDE. In Europe Siemens will never adopt Ximian/Linux as in Europe Linux means Linux+KDE.
Linux and Gnome or Linux and Ximian, that is a desktop solution for hardcore desktop users in Europe. Due to RedHat Gnome is more common in the US but in Europe RedHat is not important at all. Mandrake, SuSe, Knoppix ecc. prefer KDE.
Consider it as a fact: Ximian desktop will not be accepted in Europe by Siemens employees.