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    'Independent' report used MS-sourced data to trash OSS

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/09...newham_report/

    Quote Originally Posted by A little excerpt
    But the bottom line is that the headline 'finding' of the study is based on data submitted by Microsoft but not verified by Cap Gemini and is specifically qualified by Cap Gemini as Microsoft's 'belief.' Cap Gemini itself simply concluded that Newham could save a heap of money by switching from Microsoft to Microsoft, and said it was up to the council whether it gave any credence to Microsoft's figures or not.
    This 3 page break down of the latest 'get the crap' piece by microsoft is does a good job of showing how close these things are to being a lie. Worth the read IMO

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    Re: 'Independent' report used MS-sourced data to trash OSS

    kinda like CBS? jk
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