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Re: [seul-edu] Anything new on FETC? -- please send ideas

The only experince I have with AOL@School is an article contrasting my
work with OSEF/Corbett Elementary School to that of AOL@School.  The
article apeared both online, and in print (via tribune media servies).

The way I see it, you have to bring your own transport, you loss control,
and you loss bandwidth (I have not seen a way to run it through a caching

BTW caching proxy's (squid) work quite well for general usage, see
http://mrtg.corbettschool.org/corbett both proxy stats, and the trafic
graphs for Dave, our proxy server.

Here is the URL:



On Sun, 15 Oct 2000, Douglas Loss wrote:

> On Sun, 15 Oct 2000, karl wrote:
> > 
> > The Alexandria Journal (Virginia) featured a mediocre story
> > covering
> > AOL@school, and it would be a great preparation, if I could
> > hear some
> > dialogue about the conflicts, dangers, benefits, or politics
> > created by
> > AOL trying to get into every school's GUI. 
> > 
> > [I would love to post/hear from the SEUL-EDU list on
> > aol@school]
> > 
> > 
> > thanks,
> > --Karl
> > 
> I don't know anything about AOL@school, but if any of you have
> experience and/or strong opinions about this, please let us hear
> them.
> -- 
> Doug Loss           The art of medicine consists of amusing the
> dloss@suscom.net    patient while nature cures the disease.
> (570) 326-3987             Voltaire

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