Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Sep 2007 21:01 UTC
In the News It does not happen every day that news related to computer technology - news we report on every day - makes its way to the headline news programs and newspapers here in my home country, The Netherlands. So when it does, I am usually on the edge of my seat, simply because it offers an interesting glimpse into how 'normal' people perceive our little world. The last few days, however, that casual interest has made way for something else - tooth gnashing irritation.
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RE: Compatibility you say?
by llanitedave on Tue 11th Sep 2007 05:45 UTC in reply to "Compatibility you say?"
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"Compatibility, compatibility, compatibility..."

Maybe if Microsoft respected standards, open standards, open standards... compatibility would not be so hard to achieve.

While I respect the worry that shifting to an open, standards-compliant system might break compatibility with existing applications and documents, it will only do so once.

If you stick with Microsoft, you'll be doing the compatibility shuffle every time the whimsical Ballmer boys call the tune for you.

But you're well trained. You'll roll over on command.

Have a biscuit.

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