rekrutacja writes "Today polish government accepted "Digital School" pilot program, which includes "e-Textbooks" component. With 15 million USD funding component intends to create CC BY licensed educational materials covering all educational needs and making traditional, paper textbooks superficial. This came after years-long efforts of Open Education Coalition and its members to persuade policy makers, that Open Educational Resources are a way to go. Last months have been especially eventful, as free textbooks part of the program was dropped by Ministry of Education and reinstated again on Prime Minister Office level." Link to Original Source
"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory