The Register: Microsoft licensing policy could price NT out of UK schools' reach
Oct 17, 1998, 13:38 (0 Talkback[s])
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Microsoft's antipathy to concurrent licensing... is going to
trash NT's chances in the educational sector, and in the UK will
make it entirely unviable as part of the National Grid for Learning
programme. "We just could not afford it, even on the 25 machines
currently MSed," one IT co-ordinator [said].
"The government's policy is going to hit the wall if they think
that schools are going to find the per seat money to line Bill's
pockets... Linux or BSD is beginning to look very promising...
Thank God I can fall back on the Unix server when the going gets