If a Linux Interoperability Deal is Done in a Forest...
May 13, 2008, 22:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)
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"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...!'"