[K12OSN] Making K12LTSP "school friendly"
anthonybaldwin at snet.net
Tue Feb 8 02:53:08 UTC 2005
Access Systems wrote:
>On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
>>>Well, what's everyone (else) waiting for? ;)
>>>Should we perhaps 'advertise' this movement on the K12LTSP site or elsewhere
>>>(like DesktopLinux.com or *cringe* Slashdot), or is everyone who'd be
>>>influencial already on this list?
>>If the software companies run their business like I run mine my guess is it is
>>all hinging on numbers we don't have yet. I am sure there are plenty of
>>statistics for how many Windows and Mac users there are. But just like was
>>discussed on this list last week there probably isn't as many numbers backing
>>up Linux or K12LTSP.
>unfortunately all data would be wrong, well maybe the Mac numbers would
>be close. but since almost all computers today are sold with some version
>of Windows installed. so they are all counted, but there is no indication
>and probably no way of knowing how many of those computers are used mostly
>if not exclusively in some version of open source software...and since
>most Linux installations are shared software installs, there is no real
>way to count how many systems have Linux, for example. I have personally
>installed linux on a number of other peoples computers, I have never
>reported either my installation or any of these other installs to anyone,
>so I doubt there is any way to count.
(probably not very accurate, and way underestimated).
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