[Linux-aus] Organizing an Australian Open Source Roadshow?
shirro at shirro.com
Thu Jan 29 10:29:01 UTC 2004
Count me in on that one. Targeting schools would be much easier.
A school roadshow would let us refine our 'act' as well. A half assed
business roadshow would be detrimental.
DSL might chime in here, but didn't his old employer do something like this?
> Rusty Russell wrote:
>> There's been talk of a Linux/OSS Roadshow around Australia.
>> This would be aimed at managers and users, rather than technical
>> people, with demonstrations etc. (think mini tradeshow, one morning or
>> one day maximum).
> I'd like to see an educationally oriented software/os roadshow tour the
> schools in Australia, with an 'out-of-the-box' educational network,
> which is easily adapted to the needs of the individual schools with all
> their students, teaching staff, administrative staff etc.
> The schools are a Microsoft 'stronghold' at the moment. That is sad, cos
> it means that we are actually 'creating' MS-addicts by the tens of
> Time to put a bit of focus on some very good alternatives.
> Count me in.
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