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[TechRepublic] 10 IT flame wars that will never go away

August 05, 2009

10 IT flame wars that will never go away

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Anyone who has spent time in the TechRepublic forums is well acquainted with the ongoing skirmishes and philosophical conflagrations that IT pros often engage in. Jack Wallen looks at 10 of the most enduring battles being waged in the IT world.

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