ZDNet UK: Microsoft's Education Claims Rebuffed
May 17, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Judge)
"Open source advocates have conceded that open source software
for schoolwork is weak right now, but promise a better future, as
the battle for Britain's school IT systems continues.
"'Some schools are hooked on particular applications that only
run on Windows,' said Richard Rothwell, chairman of educational
user group Schoolforge UK, 'but there are ways for schools to get
onto high quality sustainable open source software...'"