[sf-lug] Progress at the school with Linux

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Dec 3 05:45:00 PST 2008

On Tue, 2008-12-02 at 22:56 -0800, Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> This is a rather important step for this school.  Until now, no
> mission-critical functions were being carried out on Linux, just
> student computer use, which is not considered mission-critical.  (Odd,
> huh?).  This school considers only teacher computer work to be mission
> critical: grades, lesson plans.  Student use of the Xubuntu lab and
> the Linux computers in the classrooms is considered important, but
> ultimately expendable if need be.  Only teacher work on computers is
> considered non-expendable.

What do you mean by the "until now" part? Your proposed dual-boot
solution was for the express purpose of continuing to perform the
mission-critical functions only under Windows, with the GNU/Linux
intended only for what would not be considered mission-critical, and not
required even for that.

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