The nigerian administration suddenly changed its mind over the 17’000 Classmate PCs delivered with preinstalled GNU/Linux Mandriva to install Microsoft Windows. The CEO of Mandriva blogged in an open letter to Steve Ballmer: “Hey Steve, how do you feel looking at yourself in the mirror in the morning?”
As I blogged some time ago on my Malawi Blog the race of the OS’ seems to be over in the “western world”. But as the african continent offers financial success on its “new markets” it is an worthful aim for neo-imperialistic ploys. The race goes on.