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____/ Homer on Wednesday 05 Oct 2011 12:24 : \____
> Verily I say unto thee that chrisv spake thusly:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Winds of Change...
>>>,----[ Quote ]
>>>| Last week, my university approved the use of open source software
>>>| officially and adopted Open Document Format (ODF) as its standard.
>>>| The TV news even covered the decision!
>> Should be a slam-dunk. Requiring "brand M" software for doing generic
>> tasks like word processing should be outlawed in public education.
> And every other public service.
> Why should taxpayers have to subsidise a monopolist like Microsoft?
It's a cyclic answer... they'd say because Microsoft is the 'industry standard'
(because of those who make it so).
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz (Ph.D. Medical Biophysics), Imaging Researcher
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