Tag Archives: Microsoft

Modern Browsers Ship

What makes for a truly modern browser? Check out the interactive browser release chart. The chart illustrates the most significant releases of each browser, regardless of arbitrary major/minor/micro version number changes. For instance, minor version bumps such as Firefox 3.6 … Continue reading

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The Elopocalypse: Nokia chooses Microsoft

At the outset, I must admit that I have no real interest in Nokia these days. What I can muster is entirely related to their impact on the FLOSS world, my friends who work there and at the various Open … Continue reading

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Example spanners for today

Ridiculous, amusing, inconvenient and even plain worrying things tend to happen in the lead-up to Important Events For Which You Have Planned. Sometimes a certain amount of irony is involved, sometimes it’s Murphy’s law. I have selected four examples of … Continue reading

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Australia fails to take a position on OOXML

EPIC FAIL: Australia fails to take a position on OOXML, abstains on final OOXML vote. It’s disappointing that while our Prime Minister travels the world with a stated intention to increase Australia’s influence and activism on the global stage, we … Continue reading

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QoTD: Bill Hilf

“When people buy commercial software, really what they’re buying is a guarantee. You’re buying a guarantee that what you have will perform, and has been tested and there’s someone you can call up, and if things go really bad someone’s … Continue reading

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QoTD: Steve Ballmer

“People who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to compensate us.” — Microsoft aims patent guns at Red Hat Thanks again, Novell!

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