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Re: [school-discuss] Korea brings homegrown open source to schools
Phil Carinhas wrote:
On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 11:43:21AM -0600, Alec Couros wrote:Actually I read the article well and information on the S.K. gov
website, and related articles. I've done a lot of research on this,
actually. In the article you are reading, you see a CNet synopsis, not a
I am not talking about MOST cases ... note this is about South Korea,
where it HAS been mandated, and my original concern is that is IS being
It isn NOT mandated. Its part of a project they are rolling out.
I see nothing the article that indicates a global mandate.
Every project needs to have a platform.
If you had bothered to read the article, you'd see that the system was
designed to keep track of student records. It certainly does not
appear to be any type of teaching platform.
It's not a"teaching platform" per se, but most schools in North America
don't have a specific "teaching platform" either. These are the tools
given to the teachers ... whatever desktop distro you have, related
software, etc. Sure, not a "teaching platform" but the tools which
teachers have to use.
Anyways ... my point obviously was not well-taken by some of you as all
OSS must have to be innately GOOD news I suppose. I'll try not to raise
such obvious critiques in this forum.