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06:23 Jul 19, 2005
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase:are long-winded about
Like in other parts of the world, governments in Taiwan and Hong Kong are long-winded about open-source initiatives. But much of their support for Linux appears to be on paper only; implementation of the operating system has been slow. Businesses in both places have picked up the slack, turning to Linux as a lower-cost way to run servers and other systems.
I am not clear what the author wanted to say. Perhaps you can add "On the other hand," before "Business in both places...." That makes it clear that the governments did not do much but private businesses pcked up the slack.
00:18 Jul 25, 2005
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