Monthly Archives: July 2006

Update to the Taiwan Linux mandate

Glad that ZDNet has run an update to the original story. While I am quoted in it as well as a note about RMS applauding the move by the Taiwanese government, I think the way the Microsoft is approaching this … Continue reading

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Gotta do this!

It is nice to hear and read of success stories like this. I am trying to do exactly the same thing in my alma mater and my sons’ primary school, but have not had significant success. I guess I have … Continue reading

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Ah, ha! Software Assurance lock in!

If this report is to be believed, MS putting out a crippled “Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PC” has to be an ideal platform for even more system headaches, compromised and 0wn3d machines. Does this “new” OS have any form of … Continue reading

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Yet another tipping point?

Could this be the final straw that will see an avalanche of migration to Linux desktops? I know that the Singapore government has one of the largest deployments Lotus Notes and has used that as a reason for not even … Continue reading

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“It’s a series of tubes.”

Why do people like this get elected? While I agree that net neutrality has to be a fundamental cornerstone of the Internet, the honorable Senator being quoted here needs a lot of guidance. I love this: “I just the other … Continue reading

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