[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu TV Advert

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sun Oct 28 21:22:04 GMT 2007


Hi Andy,

On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 15:16 +0000, Andy wrote:
> On 28/10/2007, Tony Scott <tonyscott100 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/6733501.stm
> (Incidentally I did find a way around the ActiveX problem by
> viewing source and finding exact address of stream. Just goes to prove
> the BBC didn't need ActiveX and the sole reason for doing it was to
> strength a foreign monopoly)

I really don't think you can make the assertion that the _only_ reason
the BBC select an item of technology is to bloat the wallet of
Microsoft. There are a significant number of non-microsoft systems at
the BBC, both customer facing and back-end systems.

Cheers,
Al.
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