[Ilugc] Some of my views
lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Tue Oct 12 09:15:05 IST 2010
On Mon, 2010-10-11 at 22:21 +0530, Anna malai wrote:
> I am new to this group. I am working in a engineering college from
> onwards as a admin. I tried to implement linux from 2005 onwards. But
> at the
> time lot of difficulties i faced from the staff side.
> Now the things are changed. Students are most aware about open source.
> I heard about NRC-FOSS which is funded by central government. They
> have to
> support colleges. But I dont know now they are working r not?
they are working
> As per the AICTE norms engineering colleges may use open source
> But the AICTE committee people not aware about open source.
not true - this year in Coimbatore AICTE gave recognition to one college
which had pure foss in it's lab
> It is their(NRC-FOSS) duty to educate the committee people about open
which we have done
> If approached NRC-FOSS There is no proper answer.
how did you approach?
> I went NRC-FOSS directly
> and i was really shocked to see a big LCD display which is working on
LCD displays do not work on windows - it must have been connected to a
computer running windows. And what is your problem with this? NRC-FOSS
is housed in the AU-KBC centre which also does a lot of work in
proprietary software - so it is quite natural that they use windows.
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