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Re: [school-discuss] Re: [IIEP] Open ECDL / ICDL - we need your help

What/where was the original post in this thread?

William Fragakis

On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 17:33 -0500, Rob Rittenhouse wrote:
> Geoffrey Hulme wrote:
> > Wayne, William
> > Can an ignorant fat client ask about "thin clients"? Will they be a 
> > competitor for $100 laptops? What will they cost? What will they do? 
> > Would people need to travel from say Sierra Leone to say South Africa to 
> > set them up?
> > Geoff Hulme
> Well, I'm not Wayne or William but
> They are an alternative method for setting up a low maintenance lab. The 
> chief benefit is that the clients are basically no-maintenance boxes and 
> you can use old computers.
> Similar efforts to TuxLabs include the k12 Linux Terminal Server project 
> (http://k12ltsp.org/ ).
> It's not really a competitor to the $100 laptop.