RfD: FSFe-education [FSFE projects]

WDS wdesmet at yucom.be
Tue May 22 18:13:17 UTC 2001


> Olivier Berger wrote:
> >
> > This solves the problem of  system adminsitration, but not of the
> > educational applications, that teachers and students really need.
> Well, at my sister's school they currently have a WinNT server with
> Win98 on all the boxes. They use MS Office for most things, and Visual
> BASIC for teaching programming. I believe the art and music departments
> have specialist programs too.
Maybe we should first concentrate on propagating GNU/linux in that way that
at least some of the pc's have it installed? Telling someone to switch a few
pc's to "try it out" and give students the chance to use it, instead of the
entire computer class. In my experience, after that GNU/Linux sells itself.



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