Lady of Lourdes College Goes Open Source
Oct 13, 2007, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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..."