abarbarian Posted November 7, 2014 Share Posted November 7, 2014 http://www.maximumpc.com/china_plans_replace_all_windows_machines_linux_rigs_2020 China reportedly plans to undergo a "de-Windowsifying" process in which its systems will be move to a state-endorsed version of Linux by 2020. "We call this a de-Windowsifying movement," Computer Science Professor Ni Guangnan of the Chinese Academy of Engineering told Ecns.cn. Now you might think this is just a pie in the sky idea by some crusty old academic dreamer. However It's also worth noting that China recently banned the use of Windows 8 on all government PCs due to spying concerns. An no one is more paranoid than the Chinese which may be enough to make them fund and encourage the rise of the Penguin. Now if Linus had chosen a dragon as the mascot instead of the penguin all of China would have been using linux for years as they do like their dragons. an so do I 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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