Because huge chunk of municipal IT infrastructure, processes and procedures depend on Autodesk's solutions. I don't know whether you're aware how state administration works on local level in EU, but it's very much about cadastre, urban planning, architecture, civil infrastructure, building permits, etc. That's, generally, their basic source of income.
Good God, I had no idea Bing has that many users!
4.24 x 4.5 x 1.93 inches is how many Lordes exactly?
So, you're telling me that this year is not the year of Linux for desktops?
Did you mean Buttle?
What could possibly go wrong?
Funny thing, but this discussion reminds me on decades old rambling on assembler programming techniques. IMHO, the whole "paradigm" will get rendered obsolete by smarter CLIs being able to automagically
;-) interpret parts of code to fit multicore architecture. This is, after all, one of the features of CLI layer anyway (beside portability) - to conform to underlying hardware with minnimum or no programming efforts.