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Five Reasons that Prevent My 'School' from Adopting Open Source

May 31, 2007, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Recently the NZ government aggressively pushed the adoption (some say too early adoption) of open source software (NeoOffice) for their Macs. I found this a fascinating discussion but in the end unrelated to my situation because while my heart goes out for the permeation of open source for the sanity of the global IT customer/user, my own school (in a non-western country) is eons away from moving towards open source awareness let alone adoption.

"A bit about my 'school': My school (without naming names) is a small set-up for advanced learning; with about 50+ computers for faculty and students. All computers run Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP..."

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