[PLUG] Government Sponsored Vendor lock

Rajagopal Swaminathan raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 22:01:35 IST 2010


On 7/26/10, Mithun Shitole <mithunit at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>      Engineering, Diploma etc. admissions processes are online. The
> website for it is dte.org.in . Unfortunately Technical board doesn't
> seems to care about users who don't use IE. When you go to
> http://www.dte.org.in/FE2010/StaticPages/Default.aspx , this is what it
> says: "Sorry, this Application is Supported only on IE6, IE7 & IE8" .
> Same applies when Diploma admission link is visited. I think this is
> clear case of vendor locking. Is there any way to protest?

Please contact Shantanu Oak who gave  a session on shell scripting for
mysql sometime in May at some seminar or thw uch in Pune.

I know for certain that the printed tickets from an ST bus and its
backend and the MSRTC online reservation is based on Centos.

So, one just need to point out why other departments cannot follow the example.



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