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



Yep! It's fun to tell them "I've got a 300 school system putting in
Linux. So I guess you lost that sale". :-)
On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 09:42 -0400, Accessys smart net wrote:
> 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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