[Linux-aus] Greens battle Microsoft
dlloyd at microbits.com.au
Mon Aug 4 12:44:02 UTC 2003
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Arjen et al,
> > I think so too - they're definitely willing to walk the walk, and have
> > demonstrated this a number of times. It would be good PR, and good
> > community work. Hmm... and I have a whole relaxing weekend away to muse
> > upon this. ;-)
> Probably pointing out the obvious, but doesn't hurt:
> We must be very careful with exercises such as these. Past attempts to
> migrate organisations "to prove the point" have failed miserably, and
> can be used nicely in PR as proof that "FOSS doesn't work".
ComputerBank in SA are going to offer Ian Gilfillan (Democrat who is
sponsoring an FOSS style bill in SA) a "lend" of a computer. This is to help
Ian understand part of what he's promoting first hand.
After Ian's played with the system for a bit he'll donate it to a recipient
on our behalf.
Ce soir je vais coucher avec un chouchou!
Oh la la!
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