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Lady of Lourdes College Goes Open Source

Oct 13, 2007, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dax Solomon)

"Our Lady of Lourdes College Foundation has followed the footsteps of Royal Roads University, Durham Academy, and Handsworth Grammar School by using Free and Open Source Software in their classroom. But this time, the school's administrators decided to take it one step further: eliminate all proprietary software from their computers and their courses and use FOSS exclusively. This move was seen as the most cost-effective solution for the Foundation while at the same time providing quality education that the students need.

"Open Source is a set of principles and practices that promote access to the design and production of goods and knowledge..."

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