Out of my ignorance, I had come to the conclusion that, with only isolated exceptions, California state government was firmly in the pocket of proprietary software solutions. When you’re in a Microsoft-standardized site, with no useful leads to other contacts, such a conclusion may not be too surprising.
This is the 'philipsu' blog entry on why Vista is late (and more) and commentary that surfaced by last Thursday, June 15, 2006
It's beginning to look like the SCO-IBM case won't make it to the finish line, an end to discovery and summary judgement.
"The message in the market has now changed, they've done consolidation, they're now looking at standardization. Our consolidation message has really changed into a migration message," he continued, adding that Linux is increasingly the standard platform customers are demanding to migrate to.
CHIP GIANT Intel - which could probably make a decent job of writing an OS if it had the will to do so - has started a major push for dealers, promoting the Linux operating system on the desktop.
"The Commission might end up paying dearly for its rash collusion with Microsoft" -- "Commission president apparently loves to play high-stakes poker with the EP" -- "Bill Gates is at the moment making himself ever more enemies in the EP"