Linux - Stop holding our kids back

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 9, 2008 7:48 PM EDT
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This blog is momentarily interrupted to bring you a snippet of recently received email. "...observed one of my students with a group of other children gathered around his laptop. Upon looking at his computer, I saw he was giving a demonstration of some sort. The student was showing the ability of the laptop and handing out Linux disks. After confiscating the disks I called a conference with the student and that is how I came to discover you and your organization. Mr. Starks, I am sure you strongly believe in what you are doing but I cannot either support your efforts or allow them to happen in my classroom. At this point, I am not sure what you are doing is legal. No software is free and spreading that misconception is harmful. These children look up to adults for guidance and discipline. I will research this as time allows and I want to assure you, if you are doing anything illegal, I will pursue charges as the law allows. Mr. Starks, I along with many others tried Linux during college and I assure you.."

[Go get em' Ken! - Scott]

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aysiu's respons right ? henke54 29 1,995 Dec 15, 2008 4:14 PM
Helios:"It never was my intention to attack anyone personal" henke54 10 1,760 Dec 13, 2008 9:26 PM
What a wonder chance to really evangelise Linux. tracyanne 17 1,953 Dec 11, 2008 3:11 PM
closer to 'the source' (Austinist response) henke54 7 1,433 Dec 11, 2008 2:45 PM

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