James McCarthy wrote:
>Did anyone else hear about this?
>>http://www.apple.com/uk/education/profiles/fis/>>Irish government buying Apples for primary students.
>I'm amazed they're not using dell & windows.
>>According to that piece, it's had pilots and is 6-7 years in the
cooking, which suggests that it has been pushed by (or at least with the
involvement of) teachers, rather than a blurted visionary delusion from
the Dept. of Ed.
In fact it seems such a great idea I'm a bit taken aback....
Even from the Linux evangelist PoV, I think it's cool: every crack in
the MS dam is worth cheering for. Would a level playing field have
given this one to Linux?
Still, it would have been nice (a) to have heard about this before, and
(b) to finally hear about it from somewhere local.
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