[SATLUG] 'Woman Blames Dell for missing classes' because of Ubuntu

toddwbucy at grandecom.net toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Thu Jan 15 11:47:55 CST 2009


It would be nice if some of the local universities would do the switch,  might
be able to lower the tuition a little if a certain university wasn't paying
millions of dollars a year to M$ in licensing fees.

Todd

> Wonder what it will be like if the US gov't chooses to follow the
> example of some of its European cousins, and switches major chunks of
> its operations to open source?  Watch M$ howl then!  School districts
> are already doing it -- chopping IT budgets, opting for open source
> solutions, and using the saved moneys to keep teachers they'd otherwise
> have to fire.
>
> Cheers;
> Ed
>
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