Linux to Get the Boot at US Army Corps of Engineers?
Sep 14, 2007, 17:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"According to an anonymous source working at the Geotechnical
& Structures Lab of the US Army Corps of Engineers in
Vicksburg, Miss., a committee of government employees and
contractors at Vicksburg is considering a new IT policy which will
force everyone to move to Windows XP if they are not already
running it, and to port all applications save one currently running
on Linux to Windows. The lone exception would be moved to
"The source, a professional employed at the lab, says, 'I have
been told that Linux will not be allowed on our installation, which
is kind of funny since our supercomputer runs SUSE Linux...'"