Nonprofits slam Microsoft’s Vista name

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Nonprofits slam Microsoft's Vista name

Microsoft Monday again came under fire for its choice of the name “Windows Vista” for the next version of its client operating system, this time from two groups that help health-care organizations implement U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) software.

The VistA Software Alliance and WorldVista, two nonprofit groups that assist American veterans hospitals, nursing homes and clinics with the VA’s VistA software, have denounced Microsoft’s name choice, citing possible confusion between the operating system and the software used to store and manage veterans’ patient information.

Read the complete story. (Infoworld)