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Linux out, Windows in at Electoral Commission

Apr 29, 2009, 15:32 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"The NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) will leave Linux for Windows Server when it develops its new vote counting and reporting application, which is slated to cost A$1.4 million over the next two years.

"NSWEC information systems manager Ian Brightwell said the desire to redevelop the application relates to the difficulty in supporting a legacy development environment. "It's half PowerBuilder and half Java for batch processes and this environment is increasingly difficult to support," Brightwell said."

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