> BTW, what would everybody be interested in
implementing with regards
> a web-based DB?
Replacement for SIMS :-) Bit of a big project though!
> Are there any OSS projects out there for schools
that meet their needs?
> If not why not?
Because it's a big job, and requires rather a lot of local customisation.
> What about commercially available software?
Lots, but none popular with users AFAIK. Cans of worms really.
Mind if we had a few people each doing a bit it might
But very difficult to organise. We can provide a lively environment for a
programmer. But we are being forced along a commercial path at present,
with home-grown MySQL in parallel.
Christopher Dawkins, Felsted School, Dunmow, Essex CM6 3JG
01371-820527 or 07798 636725 cchd(a)felsted.essex.sch.uk