[Linux-aus] FFP Release

Janet Hawtin lucychili at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 04:36:02 UTC 2006

On 12/8/06, Bret Busby <bret at busby.net> wrote:

> To which are you referring - the SEAWA facility, or the OpenSourceWA
> facility?
> Both were facilities for computing professionals, that were shut down by
> cessation of funding by the WA state government.
> The first was the Software Engineering Asscociation of WA, and both were
> used by computing professionals, and PLUG and other open source people
> used both facilities. One of the interesting combinations of attendees,
> at the SEAWA was the debate involving .NET and other open source
> equivalents, such as mono, etc, a few years ago.
> Unfortunately, it appears to be the policy of the WA state government,
> to stifle the IT industry in WA.
> --
> Bret Busby
> Armadale
> West Australia

Thanks Bret
Who would be a good person to talk to about what worked well
what were sticky points and what SA should plan for when setting up a
project like this?

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