ConsortiumInfo: Peter Quinn Resigns
Dec 28, 2005, 00:00 (25 Talkback[s])
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"I'm very sorry to report that Peter Quinn, the CIO of
Massachusetts who has been at the center of a controversy relating
to his efforts at the Information Technology Division (ITD) to
adopt the OpenDocument format for the use of the Commonwealth's
Executive Agencies, has resigned, effective January 9, 2005.
"According to an email that he sent today to the employees of
the ITD, the principal reason for his resignation is his desire not
to be the personal focus of controversy regarding the open format
decision. The email also stresses, however, that his departure does
not signal any change of policy on behalf of the ITD..."