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Comment: I've been trying. (Score 1) 1039

by tdhillman (#12317046) Attached to: OpenOffice vs. MS Office for Education?
For two years, I worked to have my school adopt OpenOffice- abject failure was the result, leaving us still on, of all things, Office 97.

OOo ultimately is too slow and users just won't make the switch. The kids sre fine with it, but the teachers? Oy.

IT costs are already budgeted in most schools, so there is not a compelling reason to switch away once the money is already there.

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

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