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Geneva Tax Authorities Distribute Mozilla 1.2.1 to Taxpayers

Saturday February 15th, 2003

The German Heise magazine is reporting that all taxpayers in the Swiss canton of Geneva are being given a CD which includes a French version of Mozilla 1.2.1. The CD also includes GEtax 2002, a tax declaration program, and OpenOffice.org 1.0.1.

Though the Heise article is in German, a rough English translation is available courtesy of Google. Thanks to johann_p for the news.


#21 Re: But it is a good idea

by bzbarsky

Saturday February 15th, 2003 4:17 PM

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Oh, I agree that for tax filing purposes, as desceibed in the article, the idea is great.

What I said was a bad idea was Surge's suggestion that AOL try to put OpenOffice on every desktop in the US. And it would be a bad idea for AOL (or for anyone else, until OpenOffice matures a bit more).

Now this can all change quickly, of course. A year ago, I would not have recommended Mozilla to my parents (and my parents are _not_ techophobic end-users -- they're both computer professionals who're just too busy with the real work they're doing to bother with debugging their web browser or websites that don't work with it). Now Mozilla has improved to the point that suggesting they try it is almost a possibility.