It’s hard to keep up this morning with the tidal wave of articles demonstrating clearly why clinging onto proprietary software is becoming more of the ‘devil’ and less of the ‘know’.
TheRegister has published a brief article on Microsoft’s forthcoming bumper Patch Tuesday, Microsoft Plans Biggest Ever Patch Tuesday. Well, you might think, isn’t it marvellous that Microsoft is responding to problems? Well, er, yes, but that’s like saying it’s marvellous that BP responded to that irksome oil leak. Rather, goggle with horror that ever more holes are being found in Microsoft products and even Office 2010 is included in an advisory. There is an alternative.