After takin' a swig o' grog, High Plains Thumper belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> DFS wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Deploying KDE to 52 million young people
>>>> By the end of next year (2009) those numbers will have
>>>> swelled to 53,000 labs serving some 52,000,000 students.
>> Each Linux install magically multiplies by 1000! It's the
>> miracle OS!
>> Rex Ballard: "Linux has the potential to double the world's
>> global output every 2 years for 10 years."
>> Ruben Safir: Linux can "help assure the survival all of
>> mankind as a free, informed and tolerant civilization."
> As this first slide shows, until the end of this year there will
> be already 29,000 labs deployed, serving approximately 36 million
> students. This number grows to more than 53,000 by the end of
> 2009, and at that time 52 million students will have access to
> them. You can also see in the slide a solution that is being
> developed for classrooms: a single hardware unit with integrated
> projector, cpu, bundled content and DVD player. With it, digital
> content will no longer be restricted to the info lab, and will be
> usable by teachers in the traditional classrooms as well.
Note that Brazil had a very high "OSS Legislative Score" on Microsoft's 2003
"Linux Heat Map" :-D
Your reasoning powers are good, and you are a fairly good planner.