* Roy Schestowitz peremptorily fired off this memo:
> ____/ Linonut on Friday 23 May 2008 12:18 : \____
>> I do think its possible that Microsoft might apply its bureaucratic
>> know-how to "assist" the ODF out of a meaningful existence, the way
>> they've just about done with the whole ISO <wry grin>.
> I'm sure they'll exercise whatever power they have. For the shareholders...
> Remember what they did to Patrick D...
> Inside jobs work best.
And that's the ticket. Get back inside the ODF board.
Personal computing today is a rich ecosystem encompassing massive PC-based data
centers, notebook and Tablet PCs, handheld devices, and smart cell phones. It
has expanded from the desktop and the data center to wherever people need it,
at their desks, in a meeting, on the road or even in the air.
-- Bill Gates, "The PC Era Is Just Beginning" in Business Week (22 March 2005)