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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"Android may not be my or your first choice of Linux, but it is without doubt an open source platform that offers both practical and economic benefits to users and industry."

Ubuntu Linux Founder Mark Shuttleworth declaring bug #0 as closed (InternetNews)

"The Catalyst 6500 is absolutely the switch that runs the world, every enterprise, every public sector has got the Catalyst 6500 at the core of their networks. "That's over $50 billion of switches sold to date."

Rob Soderberry, Cisco SVP and GM Enterprise Networking at Cisco (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

"Once an exploit is on the Internet, the cat is pretty much out of the bag, and rebagging cats is difficult, painful, and largely pointless"

Tod Beardsley, Metasploit engineering manager at Rapid7, commenting on Google's new 7-day disclosure policy (eSecurityPlanet)

"Normally we have a good batch of features for everyone in a new release, and this time around a lot of it is under-the-hood kinds of stuff"

Fedora Project Leader, Robyn Bergeron commenting on the new Fedora 19 Linux Beta (ServerWatch)

"It's realistic to say that as long as people are writing C and C++ code, there will memory safety issues"

Johnathan Nightingale, VP of Firefox Engineering at Mozilla (eSecurity Planet)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.