Re: Microsoft good press over Longhorn
On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 at 01:25 GMT, Paul Johnson penned:
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> On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 10:19:09AM -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
>> Not sure what you mean about treating employees/customers to a
>> universal environment. They do expect a universal environment --
>> windows 2000.
> That would be a pretty good example of a proprietary environment. I
> mean a universal environment. In regard to the web, this means strict
> W3C compliance, so anybody using any browser can use the website
> without issues.
Well, as the intranet is only accessible from inside the company
network, and no one outside the company has access to it (hell, even
most of our in-house contractors don't!), I don't really think they care
very much about anything other than windows/IE compatibility.
Let me make something clear. I agree with you about what "should" be
done. But I'm a relatively new employee still figuring out the
corporate climate, and I'm too busy learning the new domain to spend a
lot of time making unwanted suggestions about already-purchased,
installed, and configured software, no matter how heinous.
PLEASE don't CC me. Please. Pretty please with sugar on top.
Whatever it takes, just don't CC me! I'm already subscribed!!