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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Variant of aceto-.

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  • SUN was implementing open and quality infrastructure software, because IBM, Oracle, BEA and others were not delivering on the Java potential Instead, we're seeing bloated, proprietary and obscured API's from these companies, the usual vendor-lock in agenda.

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  • Have not seen single evidence on how Oracle is going to make bloated, closed source, proprietary, standard facade and vendor-lock software obsolete!

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  • Most importantly - GNU/Linux/FOSS applications do not vendor-lock you into a specific application by using proprietary formats.

    ZDNet UK Highlights

  • As if chosing a solution that has a vendor-lock for both hard- and software is a ’smart’ choice.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - I know the Mac PC ads are sort of snarky…

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