[linux-elitists] QST de KG6INA

Steve Beattie steve@wirex.net
Sun Dec 14 14:42:15 PST 2003


On Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 03:31:40PM -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> This is good news, but now what am I going to use for an example
> of why a government "choice" of proprietary software can turn
> into a into a proprietary software mandate for people who must
> communicate with the government?

How about "getting a DoD security clearance requires you use Win
3.1/95/98/NT/2000 and download/run a binary executable":

  http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/23.04.html#subj12

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