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Universities: No Interest in Open Source, And Too Keen to Support Fads and Vendors

Sep 13, 2007, 01:30 (4 Talkback[s])

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"A while back I worked with a couple of students from a number of universities here in Auckland: UoA, AUT, Massey. These were students in various IT fields, which had to do a practical industry project.

"I noticed to my horror that most of them had completely bought into whatever Microsoft had produced: They learned C# and .NET, they used Hotmail e-mail accounts, naturally ran the latest and greatest MS goodies on their XP powered laptop (surely they have all 'upgraded' to Vista by now). 'Command line? Never heard of it...'"

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