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ZDNet: Did Microsoft Send the Wrong Guy to Massachusetts' ODF Hearing?

Sep 28, 2005, 23:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Berlind)

"Microsoft called Massachusetts' bluff and lost. One of Microsoft's biggest mistakes in what will prove to be a critical turning point for the Redmond-based company is that it sent the wrong men to Massachusetts' last hearing before that state set a new IT policy into stone: one that essentially bumps MS-Office from its approved software list.

"In case you haven't been following the saga of Microsoft vs. Massachusetts [sic], the Commonwealth of Massachusetts last week officially ratified what it calls its Enterprise Technical Reference Model (ETRM)..."

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