[LINK] And You Had it In The Bag...
Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Wed Sep 6 20:25:24 EST 2006
grove at zeta.org.au [grove at zeta.org.au] wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> > But he added that open format office suites were .unlikely to be fully
> > supported by assistive technology vendors. by the 1 January target date.
> > ...Massachusetts now plans to use .translator software. . also under
> > development . that will allow Microsoft.s Office suite to translate
> > documents from Microsoft formats to ODF. This would allow the state
> > government to tap into assistive technologies that work with
> > Microsoft..."
> So, they are going to drop a product that is "under development"
> and will not be quite ready by 1/1/07 for a product that is owned by Microsoft
> that is also "under development" with no obvious target date for release
> ie "vapourware".
> Nothing to see, here except impatient, stupid managers who are
> suckered by Microsoft everytime a minor obstacle arises
> and an ideologue who is hellbent on supporting their own vapid
> belief system by frantically scouring the Internet for a few weak
> arguments. I might give vicc 1/4 of a point for this one.
your funny. it does show tht floss is generally not market responsive.
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