[TriLUG] Re: Open Source GIS software
rick.denatale at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 18:27:38 EDT 2005
On 10/19/05, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/19/05, Doug_Newcomb at fws.gov <Doug_Newcomb at fws.gov> wrote:
> [... cool description of k12ltsp setup snipped ...]
> > There is a new standardized test for the
> > State that is written in java and we're getting the initial "we don't
> > support linux" line.
> Does anyone else see the absurdity in this "line"? It's written in
> Java for pete's sake!!! They should just put it on the web and be
> done with it. What's the use of using a cross platform language
> and then restricting it to one platform?
Well, to play devil's advocate. "we don't support linux" doesn't mean
that they are restricting it to one platform. They might, for example,
only officially support Macs and Windows machines (as a lot of
uninformed ISPs do).
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