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> From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk 
> [mailto:owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf Of Richard Smedley
> Sent: 09 February 2009 18:32
> To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk
> Subject: RE: [backstage] Make the primary OS used in state 
> schools FOSS

> PCs in schools are mandated to teach 
> curriculum areas - this can easily be delivered through 500 - 
> 600 web apps. The whole curriculum.  A small investment from 
> government (less than 1% of the UK's annual school IT spend) 
> would get all of these apps written. Released under the GNU 
> GPL, they would be tweaked and improved by thousands of 
> teachers and students.

You mean like BBC Jam? Can't see how this idea wouldn't end up in the
European Court for the same reasons.

Gareth Davis | Production Systems Specialist
World Service Future Media, Digital Delivery Team - Part of BBC Global
News Division
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