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If a Linux Interoperability Deal is Done in a Forest...

May 13, 2008, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"I wrote last week about how the conservatism of many senior IT executives is a significant barrier to widespread open source adoption. A recent post from Richard Steel, CIO of the London borough of Newham, is a reminder that the machinations of the open source software world are not as engrossing as some supporters might consider them to be.

"During a visit to the KommITS conference in Sweden, Richard discovered the following information: 'I note that Novell has a local arrangement with Microsoft, which resells its version of Suse Linux to enable Linux exploitation on a Windows platform...!'"

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