[Olpc-open] Getting paper out of schools.

Carol Lerche cafl at msbit.com
Fri Sep 12 14:19:36 EDT 2008

This fixation on pdf includes olpc of course.

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Tom Potts
<tompotts at itsosbroadband.co.uk>wrote:

> Wendy,
>  The hardest thing about getting paper out of schools is most of the
> software
> they use is 'paper' based. Office, PDF's etc are all 'paper based' - say A4
> which is exactly the wrong way to fit on your computer screen so you have
> to
> print it!
> Until people can be taught not to use 'paper' based formats things will
> always
> be printed - a bit of a vicious circle.
> The answer is of course is html
> a few ramblings at this link here
> http://www.100297.itsosbroadband.co.uk/Paperless/The_Paperless_Office.html
> Tom
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