Australian IT: Sun Left Out of Linux Meet
Jan 29, 2003, 05:30 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Riley, Kate Mackenzie)
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"A Federal government seminar next month on open source
platforms will feature Microsoft prominently despite its status as
chief tormentor of the Linux and open-source software
"The National Office of the Information Economy (NOIE) will
bring together chief information officers and chief technology
officers from state and federal government departments and agencies
for a one-day seminar on open-source software in the public sector
at the National Press Club in Canberra on February 18.
"Microsoft is making the most of its opportunity, flying US
business strategy senior vice-president Maggie Wilderotter to
Australia to address the public sector troops.
"This has prompted rival software maker Sun Microsystems to
complain about being frozen out of an official role at the