Followup on monoculture

Frank links to this followup on the Monoculture is bad report presented at a CCIA meeting.

Nice and juicy bit:

“If the monoculture was all Linux, it would be just as bad,” Geer told internetnews .

But the dangers inherent to a monoculture are only exacerbated by a policy of trying to lock in its users into one family of products. And in this sense, Geer admits that Microsoft does become the principle topic of discussion.

“The one place that it’s a policy issue that might be of relevance is when security policy is entangled with competition policy,” he said.