Slashdot writes French National Assembly Embraces Open Source. My dear readers will probably happy to learn that the machines to be deployed after the next elections involving the Assembly (June 2007) will run GNU/Linux and, Firefox and - probably - Thunderbird. Source: It is to be reminded that Firefox, Thunderbird, along with, are already used in many administrations, including Gendarmerie Nationale (with 70,000 seats).