[sf-lug] Fwd: Who's Peter Quinn and what bad thing did he do?

jim stockford jim at well.com
Sat Dec 31 09:59:09 PST 2005

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> From: jim stockford <jim at well.com>
> Date: December 31, 2005 9:51:24 AM PST
> To: SF-LUG <sf-lug at virgilsoftware.com>
> Subject: Who's Peter Quinn and what bad thing did he do?
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1906388,00.asp
> ...Welcome to the story of Peter Quinn, the soon-to-be former CIO of 
> Massachusetts.
> mistake? He stood up for ODF (OpenDocument Format), an open standard 
> for office documents, and decided that Massachusetts would adopt ODF 
> for use by the Commonwealth's executive agencies.
> ...
> The first time someone in authority in a state government decides to 
> support a format that Microsoft doesn't approve, he's suddenly hounded 
> not only within the government but in the press as well.
> ...
> (this message also tests that the sf-lug mailing list
> is working on the linuxmafia.com host.)
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