Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Students are Mac-in' it
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Dude, you're getting a Dell! Well ... maybe not any more. According
> | to the Office of Information Technology (OIT), 45 percent of
> | computers purchased this year were Macs, more than in any
> | previous year. In 2003, when this year's seniors arrived
> | on campus, just 15 percent of them chose Macs.
> How many of these non-Macs are converted into Linux or made dual-boot?
The thing that interests me is how the OIT responds in terms of rules and
regulations limiting access non-Windows computers. With so many macs
needing service, I would think they could not impose very restrictive
rules. Hence, a student running Linux could not as easily be barred from
those same services.
In many ways, Apple is a beachhead, paving the way for the eventual entry of