A Windows-run electronic readerboard at the new Cowboys Stadium crashed before Saturday’s Oklahoma-Brigham Young football game, sprawling an error message across the Dallas stadium. More than 75,000 people attended the football game. Microsoft did not respond to a request for comment. (In case you missed it, No. 20 Brigham Young beat No. 3 Oklahoma 14-13.) From unofficial Apple weblog:
Reader Jeff tells us that they had a breakdown on the scoreboard screens: first, the screens went blank, then displayed some odd ASCII gibberish, then announced to the assembled crowd that things weren’t going so well in Microsoft land.