Art Alexion on 20 Jan 2008 09:30:48 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] One True OS

On Saturday 19 January 2008 17:14:36 James Barrett wrote:
> > It's a very real concern.  From what James is saying though, there
> > students and staff really don't do much of anything beyond web, email,
> > and producing documents.
> They also have software for actual learning, too.

And this can be the most difficult part of any migration.  This stuff is 
rarely built from scratch, and is often built on some older generation 
technology, like older Access runtimes and such.  It often even presents 
problems in windows because of incompatible dlls.  To top it off, this is the 
software that users seem the most dependent upon.

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