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It sure is annoying! and they start this crap in elementary school. I'm convinced that merely capturing the Enterprise Server market is nowhere near enough for Linux to become more widespread at home. It's schools! and there Windows has at least a decade worth of indoctrinated cash cows.
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post #32 of 36
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It sure is annoying! and they start this crap in elementary school. I'm convinced that merely capturing the Enterprise Server market is nowhere near enough for Linux to become more widespread at home. It's schools! and there Windows has at least a decade worth of indoctrinated cash cows.

I'm not sure I follow your train of thought here. While I do agree with your point, I don't understand the connection to the previous topic.
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I'm not sure I follow your train of thought here. While I do agree with your point, I don't understand the connection to the previous topic.

It's not just the conservative workplace that makes ridiculous standards and demands. Here, it starts in school at the primary grade level. Why educators are not more interested and even compelled by the intellectual freedom of Open Source standards is beyond me, though I suspect it is less the teachers and more the old fogey school administration.
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Meh, until the very last 2 years of school, we used Acorn Archimedes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_Archimedes), the first couple of years of my school life, we had BBC Micros! I left school in 99, and we'd only had Windows 3.1 for 2 years. Schools, like businesses in my experience, are VERY slow to adopt new tech. They HATE change. They fear change more than bad value for money. As I type this, I'm using Windows XP, and IE8. Nuff said.
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Meh, until the very last 2 years of school, we used Acorn Archimedes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_Archimedes), the first couple of years of my school life, we had BBC Micros! I left school in 99, and we'd only had Windows 3.1 for 2 years. Schools, like businesses in my experience, are VERY slow to adopt new tech. They HATE change. They fear change more than bad value for money. As I type this, I'm using Windows XP, and IE8. Nuff said.

That hardware was brand new when I was in school tongue.gif
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