The fact that public schools use proprietary software in their computer classrooms is detrimental to the education of students.


When the kids start to be interested in how the programs work, the only thing that the computer science teacher can answer is "I have no idea".

@Giorgio The answer should always be: check this source code and see how deep the rabbit hole goes!

@Giorgio I can confirm, my teachers didn't even know what Unix was.

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