Re: could a Linux solution sink Us ?

From: Swampee (swampee_at_florida.org)
Date: 06/08/04


Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2004 18:31:16 -0400

On Mon, 07 Jun 2004 18:23:47 -0400, Daeron wrote:

> Could a Linux Solution Sink Us?
> Kathleen A. Peters
> June 07 2004
>
> One of DiscoverStation's most interesting features is that it allows up
> to 10 people (each with just a monitor, keyboard, and mouse) to work
> independently from a single computer.
>
> The system is built specifically for public access use in libraries. It
> offers all the public access management software a library needs --
> session timer, session cleanup, Web filtering, patron authentication,
> and a PC reservation option ...

>We are worried about using Linux because we have had major troubles in
>the past but our staff has decided on Linux as a platform and quite
>frankly we are worried about it putting us out of business.

Sounds about right.