Letter: Vendors will block Navy’s open-standards plan
Regarding “Navy to focus only on open systems
”: The plan to use only open standards will not survive when vendors start to lobby Congress. Look what happened when Massachusetts officials tried to adopt an open standard for office documents. Don't remember that? It got squashed by lobbyists and legislators.
Good luck, USN! I'll be rooting for you. I hope your plan works.Damon RileyOlney, Md.
What do you think? Paste a comment in the box below (registration required), or send your comment to email@example.com
(subject line: Blog comment) and we'll post it.