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RE: [K12OSN] new win xp thin client from MS



> > I think the real purpose of these MSofferings is to confuse 
> > the thin client market --especially segments who do not have 
> > a clear understanding of what a real thin client is and its 
> > real advantages.  The "U" in FUD.
> 
> While I respect your opinion, I disagree. I think MS realized that
> academic institutions cannot replace hardware at the same rates as the
> business community. This new OS may be a way to allow me to continue to
> offer students affordable access to the software (i.e.. Windows
> XP/Office) they will be required to use in collage and eventually the
> workplace, provided they keep the cost low.
> 

Just a slight correction, not all colleges even use Windows XP/Office. I
work in the IT department at a small college and we run K12LTSP with
OO.o, and I know we aren't the only one. 

-Calvin


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