[K12OSN] OT: any OpenOffice vs. MS Office studies/cases out there?

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 18:10:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Alan Hodson <aahodson at episd.org> wrote:
> Having just heard at the highest level in my district that Open Office is "culturally unacceptable here" (border district of 63,000 students) I am wondering if there is someone in our community of users/believers that has come across data/studies that I could use disprove the MS ethos - I know than in Texas, both PlanoISD and SanAntonioISD are huge open source supporters, but I don't know if that has translated there, or anywhere else, into a document that we can hold up as a banner.
> Any ideas?

Most teachers are overworked. They don't want to develop new
resources. That's why when new software is presented it has to come
with resources. Like this


Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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