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Re: [K12OSN] Why don't more schools use FOSS



everyone who goes to those conferences need to go to everyone of those
booths, and ask if they will run on Linux, and when they say no,
immediately turn and walk out of the booth.

the companies will build what people ask for if enough ask for it.

Bob


On Tue, 17 Jun 2008, James P. Kinney III wrote:

>
> 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!
> >
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