[K12OSN] Why don't more schools use FOSS

James P. Kinney III jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Tue Jun 17 04:07:43 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 11:44 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> > I ran into this interesting article:
> > 
> > "Inertia, fear of the unknown and agreements with vendors have lead to
> > slow adoption of open source and free software in UK schools."
> > 
> > http://www.itpro.co.uk/603639
> And there's no one to buy you a free lunch while showing you nice glossy 
>   photos of it and giving the sales pitch.

BINGO!!! Les wins a cookie!

If anyone is thinking otherwise, come to NECC in 2 weeks and visit the
sales floor, er, I mean prostitution alley, NO! Another Freudian slip!,
I meant to say vendor booth area and look at Promethian and the other
really large, gaudy vendors. fl_TeacherTool beats Promethium boards
hands down!
> -- 
>    Les Mikesell
>      lesmikesell at gmail.com
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James P. Kinney III          
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Local Net Solutions,LLC                           

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