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Re: [school-discuss] Some questions about OSS in education:
On 14 Aug 2004 at 22:04, wen heping wrote:
> I think it is better to use OSS in school than to use Microsoft's
> product, and i believe that OSS would be the mainstream in education of ICT
> in several years.But i have some questions about OSS in education now:
> 1 Suppose in the future most of the k12 schools us OSS as ICT tool,then
> when we look back,what is mark of the beginning of OSS in education?
> 2 Which Linux distribution is the best for school?I s it Debian? LTSP?
> FedoraCore? Gentoo or sth. else?
> 3 Which country is the most active in applying OSS in education now? It
> is said that Latin American countries are more interested in using OSS in
> education than the other parts of the world, is that true?
where is the people of Skolelinux from?
Argentina is also active: gleducar
> 4 Which is the most important paper that advocates OSS in education?
Could it be this:
> Those who like OSS always think E.S.Raymond's <<The Cathedral and the
> Bazaar>> as their Bible, is there such a Bible in OSS in education?
> 5 What is the percentage of the k12 schools that use OSS instead of
> Microsoft's product now in your country?
> 6 I heard that Latin American is very active in applying OSS in k12
> education, is that so? Anybody cab afford me some information about
> it?Better in English.
But all of this:
Linex, Gleducar, Skolelinux etc are about "Free software" not