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Microsoft UK: Don't Cave to UK Survey's Linux "Suggestions"

Jul 13, 2010, 21:08 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

[ Thanks to Jim Lynch for this link. ]

"Dear Microsoft UK:

"Normally I don't offer you or your parent company unsolicited advice, but in the face of recent, blatant flim-flammery, I felt it was my moral obligation to warn you of what will surely be huge hit for your public sector business.

"It has come to my attention that as part of the UK's austere budgeting program known as the Spending Challenge, Her Majesty's Treasury has released the first-phase results of a survey of public-sector workers asking for ways to save money in the UK budget.

"The survey results were a sampling of the nearly 60,000 ideas that were turned into the HM Treasury office... 31 suggestions that, according to the post, "...are not ideas that have been shortlisted for further work or implementation but they will all be considered individually alongside the other 60,000 ideas that have been put forward."

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