Vice President Al Gore’s attempt to speak nerd-talk to computer …

Vice President Al Gore’s attempt to speak nerd-talk to computer programmers has developed into a high-tech faux pas. A message hidden in the programming code for Gore’s presidential campaign Web site touts his support for sharing software codes. But the high tech aficionados who went looking behind the scenes found the entire site is built using products from Microsoft Corp. – a company that refuses toshare its programming code. ‘It’s like he’s saying he’s all for buying American cars and then driving around in a Honda,’ said Jim Jagielski, a core developer of the Apache software that powers most Internet Web sites. Al Gore
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