[LAU] pro gear that runs embedded linux...

Moshe Werner moshwe at gmail.com
Sat Sep 7 22:02:52 UTC 2013

Oh i believe it was for stability and reliability issues.
In the past years we had "sound blackouts" on several occasions because of
technical failures
so there was a decision to go as failure proof as possible.
I believe that the non Microsoft policy was actually induced by the head of
AV department...

On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 07, 2013 at 10:15:38PM +0300, Moshe Werner wrote:
> > Actually I've got a fun fact.
> > When last year the Israeli parliament published the official requirements
> > for the new FOH system in the plenum, it stated that no Microsoft driven
> > console would be allowed:)
> What is the (political, ethical, pragmatic, ...) motivation behind this
> choice ?
> I could have added security, but since plenum sessions are
> (I assume)  public that seems to be irrelevant.
> Ciao,
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