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..."