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ConsortiumInfo: ODF Update: What Will Happen Next on Beacon Hill and When

Nov 14, 2005, 16:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"As you know if you've been following the Massachusetts ODF saga, there is a move afoot in the Massachusetts Senate to trim the wings of State CIO Peter Quinn and his Information Technology Division (ITD). Why? Because they had the temerity to adopt a standards policy without first kissing the rings of the right members of the Commonwealth's political elite.

"That effort manifested first itself when State Senator Pacheco called a hearing on October 31 at which Quinn was questioned, and then confronted him with the testimony of a variety of critical witnesses..."

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