[K12OSN] Intrigue !!!!

Samps samps at redjocks.com
Sat Oct 16 01:20:38 UTC 2004

norbert wrote:
> Hi,
> I know that this is off topic but I had to share this "gem"......
> The school board into which we have had fantastic success with K12ltsp 
> in the schools has "announced" that they will replace at their cost the 
> teacher computers, most of which are circa P-I !!!, with new Windows 
> thin-clients.
> Now the "kicker", after arguing with us that their strategic direction 
> was to centralize all the servers, hence why the board was NOT 
> supporting K12LTSP deployment, the board is offering to set-up & install 
> locally SUN Servers to run the Windows thin-clients.
> First comment - how in hell do you run a Windows thin-client from a SUN 
> server and second why would anyone in their right mind agree to this.
> enjoy
> norbert
> _______________________________________________

It does sound a bit contradictive. Being for K12LTSP and wanting to go 
Windows, running Windows off or against Sun servers....

Could it be a misunderstanding from someone to whom everything with a 
GUI and icons is 'Windows'?

A kid from school asked me yesterday: "So when are you going to put XP 
on the computers...?", he was looking over my shoulder as I was setting 
up a template IceWM LTSP client...


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