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Absolute and perfect integration with Windows will never happen

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on December 14, 2007 10:26 AM
An earlier post nicely explained things - 'Seriously wrong approach' - December 14, 2007 09:10 AM.

99.9% of issues that other Operating Systems and products have with integration is entirely due to Microsoft deliberate policy of non co-operation, obfuscation, and breaking de facto standard compliance through proprietary extensions. If you use Microsoft you are tying yourself to an organisation which will make damn sure you never leave.

Truly open standards and product is the answer. However be wary, in the past many customers have been fooled by Microsoft deliberate policy of embrace, extend and extinguish. As a consequence, customers have ended up tied to a proprietary and closed solution which only Microsoft can fully support and was too prohibitively expensive to move away from.


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