LXer: Report on Banks Choosing Windows Over Linux Twists the Facts
Nov 23, 2005, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Rodney Gedda and Howard Dahdah might consider taking a
Continuing Education course in Journalism at a local college after
the butchery job they did for ComputerWorld on Monday. The story
headline 'Banks Choose Windows over Linux' also needed a top edit
from the Editor in Chief. So let's set the record straight.
"The authors used a single source vendor out of Sydney,
Financial Network Services (FNS), to say what banks do globally.
Sorry, but FNS represents one voice of thousands of ISVs in that
industry. Statistically, FNS's experience does not mirror the
current deployment of Windows or any other platform. The authors
presented a flawed report from this aspect alone..."