Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Spending time in courtrooms is generally not our thing.”

    Amanda Pires, Senior director, PayPal global communications commenting on why her company is suing Google over mobile payments. (Paypal)

“Whatever you can do in IPv4, you should be able to do with IPv6.”

    Faraz Aladin, Director, Marketing Cloud Switching and Services at Cisco discussing the over 200 new IPv6 features that Cisco is now including in its IOS network operating system ( EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

“I’m heartily sick of people claiming ‘we have version 2.6 support’ when they really mean they haven’t updated since version 2.6.9. Yeah, congratulations, you’re seven years out of date.”

    Intel kernel developer Matthew Wilcox commenting on why he supports a change away from the current Linux 2.6 kernel numbering scheme. ( Netstat –vat )

“Personally, I have found GNOME 3 to be quite usable.”

    Jared Smith, Fedora Project Leader Smith commenting on the new GNOME 3 desktop that debuted alongside the Fedora 15 release this week. ( Datamation)

“Meaningful enterprise infrastructure refresh occurred across all geographies in the quarter.”

    Matt Eastwood, group vice president, Enterprise Platforms at IDC commenting on first quarter 2011 global server revenues which grew to $11.9 Billion ( ServerWatch)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of, the network for technology professionals.

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