[opensource] New Web Browser
swaney.29 at osu.edu
Tue Oct 30 19:22:40 EDT 2007
Tried it. It installed, but then didn't open in Wine. Either
Windows/Mac, or a virtual machine would run it. I guess it doesn't have
anything to hook on startup, and not getting an all-clear from the OS,
doesn't open, but I can't say for sure.
AP Fritts wrote:
> I haven't tried this yet...but....let's say you install this software
> in WINE under Linux. The program will probably work (since you can
> get just about anything to work with WINE) and then it won't take
> control of your other programs or mouse.
> Just a thought.
> On 10/29/07, *Jim Dinan* <dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu
> <mailto:dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu>> wrote:
> Hey AP,
> Did you mean to reply-all? I don't think your post went out to
> the list.
> AP Fritts wrote:
> > I haven't tried this yet...but....
> > What if I install this software in WINE under Linux?? It will
> > work (since you can get just about anything to work) and then it
> > take control of your other programs or mouse.
> > Just a thought.
> > AP
> > On 10/29/07, *Jim Dinan* < dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu
> <mailto:dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu>
> > <mailto:dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu
> <mailto:dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu>>> wrote:
> > How will respondus prevent me from using my cell phone while
> I am taking
> > an exam? Will it keep me from taking screen shots with my
> > camera or copying down questions on paper? Will it know if
> students get
> > together to solve the exam and then take it individually or
> if they
> > gather as a group with laptops to take it? What if I go to
> the computer
> > lab and just use 2 machines, one for the web and one for the
> > As you've pointed out, this is clearly not a sufficient
> solution to
> > prevent students from cheating. I'm really sad to hear that
> you guys
> > will have to deal with this lockdown browser junk. This type of
> > misguided draconian measure has no place in fostering a
> healthy and
> > productive learning environment.
> > Also, rather than DRM, this type of scheme is often called
> > computing": http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/can-you-trust.html
> > <http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/can-you-trust.html>.
> > "Treacherous computing" is a general term that refers to any
> > which causes your computer to obey others instead of you.
> > ~jim.
> > Brian Swaney wrote:
> > > Ok, I tried sending this directly to the list, but it seems to
> > trip all
> > > of the spam alarms. I'll try linking to a web page this
> time. The same
> > > general message is there. Basically, DRM meets OSU, and
> out pops this
> > > new program.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Any comments are welcome.
> > >
> > > -Brian Swaney
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