[clug] Re: Linux Learners Group idea

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Jun 16 05:47:23 GMT 2006

On Fri, 16 Jun 2006 15:37:57 +1000 Kelly Daly <kelly at au1.ibm.com> wrote:
> I have heard mentioned *somewhere* that the schools are given an IT budget to 
> work with.  How much of this budget is spent is taken into account in the 
> following budget period.  Thus, the more they spend this year, the more they 
> get next.  If they spend next to nothing this year and still hold a surplus, 
> then they obviously need little or nothing for next.  The given budget 
> usually takes into account the insubordinate cost of proprietary software.

In the ACT, the education department has a whole of department contract with
Microsoft (and maybe some other suppliers) as far as I know.

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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