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____/ Matt on Thursday 22 January 2009 17:08 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> | I missed this: Gerri Elliott, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of its
>> | Worldwide Public Sector business, is out.
> This is one of the most important positions in Microsoft, because it
> handles the business of the FOSS vs. MS battlegrounds that will be most
> important in the next five to eight years:
Yes, Gerri was a POS. She will hopefully retire and never cause any more harm
to society. http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/21/gerri-elliott-moves-on/
>> Former IBMer Elliott “led a team of more than 1,900 sales and marketing
>> professionals serving government, education and non-privatized healthcare
>> customers in more than 100 countries,” her bio says.
>> Elliott was a member of the board for Microsoft Unlimited Potential, which
>> develops new business models and technologies to help close the digital
>> divide and bring social and economic opportunity to the estimated five
>> billion people not yet realizing the benefits of technology.
> Unlimited Potential is the part of MS that practically gives XP and
> Office away in poor countries to keep them from migrating to FOSS.
That's EDGI (see above). She and Orlando Ayala, David Driftmier and others
robbed kids of their freedom (of choice and freedom in general).
Gerri also corrupted government panels from what I can gathered. It's
reminiscent of the OOXML corruptions where Microsoft people swapped hats
> That is the same game they know they will soon have to play in the
> government/school sectors in developed countries.
> Five to ten years from now they will only be able to get the little guy
> to pay for software. They won't have the money to develop any new
> proprietary software.
Microsoft is doing badly these days. It's not even telling the truth about how
bad things are.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | Kernel panic - more exciting than being /.'ted
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