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Microsoft Watch: Meet Microsoft's 'Joe Friday'

Jul 31, 2003, 17:00 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

"Taylor jokes that his colleagues have nicknamed him 'Joe Friday,' after the fictional sergeant on 'Dragnet' who focused on 'just the facts, ma'am.'

"'Because some of this (Linux vs. Windows) discussion has become borderline religious, we want to tell our customers just the facts' from here on out, he says.

"So, rather than continuing to stir the Linux vs. Windows pot with barbs and inflammatory rhetoric, Taylor says he is planning to turn his team's attentions on demonstrating the value perspective of Windows vis-à-vis open-source software..."

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