[K12OSN] OT: Google Apps

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Mon Dec 8 13:09:30 UTC 2008

James P. Kinney III wrote:
> Google apps have less than half the capabilities of OpenOffice but are
> accessible from (nearly) any Internet accessing computer. The
> performance issues you see are bandwidth for the classroom, not system
> resource problems. 
Seems to me that people like Google apps for the convenience of
accessing their data anywhere.  Why not just give each student and
teacher a $5 usb key and have them work on their local machine (be it at
home or at school)?


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