osOpinion: IT Managers Looking To Blame
Feb 27, 2001, 06:50 (15 Talkback[s])
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"A short while ago I was sifting through some online articles
about Linux stuff, and I came across an editorial which dealt with
a manager making a comment about Open Source and suggesting that
the OS be insecure because anyone could read the source code. I
thought perhaps this willful ignorance is just the symptom of a
"How many times have we come across Information Technology
managers who say the problem with Linux is that you don't have
anyone to sue if something goes wrong?"
"Think about that for a moment. These are people saying that the
most appropriate reaction to a problem in the "problem-solving
profession" is to look for someone to blame."
"How appropriate is that?"