On October 29, 2010 03:39:29 pm Harry Keller wrote:
> If you have 20,000 students using your system, many in classroom
> computer "labs," then that's no answer. That number will jump to over
> 100,000 within a year. We can no more ask schools and students to use
> VirtualBox than to ask them to change from Mac to Windows or vice versa.
> I'd really like to see practical solutions, not wise geek answers.
Are you going to tell me that using Java via Linux is impractical, rather than
not being able to use it at all. I am sure not following my suggestion will
solve your problems if there is no suitable Java on OS X in future. That will
be 20000 to 100000 not using the application compared to the same number being
And asking people to use VirtualBox is no more an issue than asking them to
use another piece of software. It's a computer, it has software on it. All
kinds of software. And the software changes over time. People have to learn
new software compared to what they did years ago. That's part of the work of
managing many computers and people using them.
Asking people to use VirtualBox cannot be compared to switching to Windows.
Two entirely different things.
This is only an issue if you cannot see a solution or you do not want to see
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