[LACTTE] Re: [Linux-aus] Travel Grant Application

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Tue Jun 15 21:26:03 UTC 2004

Dan Shearer wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 05:03:32PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
>>Dan Shearer wrote:
>>>...  If some respected developer
>>>with communications cred was attending a GUI conference and in exchange
>>>for LA funding commits to developing "Making Free GUIs Conform to
>>>Government Tender Responses" ...


>>There are a couple of points which strike me as pertinent here. Firstly, 
>>open source in Australia is a lot bigger than just what governments do. 
> So, please do pick another half-dozen examples covering education,
> commercial, research etc and put them in there. I'm sure LA has interest
> in OSS in each of them.

It's not my job to make your point for you. I'm not even sure what 
you're getting at. You raised government and tenders, not me. My point 
is that it is silly to target global open source projects at local niche 



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