[K12OSN] OT: Google Apps
mel at melwade.com
Thu Dec 4 15:13:03 UTC 2008
We block google apps for security reasons. There is a proxy method that
uses google docs to distribute it's updated information. This may be less
of a concern for day school vs. boarding schools.
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 6:09 AM, David Hopkins <dahopkins429 at gmail.com>wrote:
> A lot of teachers at our school have discovered Google Apps and are
> pushing it as a replacement for StarOffice because it is web-based,
> allows students to submit documents easier and a whole host of other
> benefits. However, what has also been observed is that the servers
> get very very sluggish once an entire class of students sign in. The
> suspicion is that this is due to Google Apps and Flash?
> Does anyone have experience with Google Apps in their environement?
> Pro's and Con's of using it vs StarOffice? How does it run in
> alternative browsers (e.g. Opera, Konqueror, Nautilus)?
> Dave Hopkins
> Newark Charter School
> Newark, Delaware
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"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." - BF
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