[Linux-aus] Young Aussies say pirated software is OK

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Mon Feb 9 11:34:17 EST 2009

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From: Harry WWC <harry at woodward-clarke.com>
Sent: Monday, 9 February, 2009 6:03:32 AM

>Unfortunately, the people who put this together seem to have little clue
>as to what is actually needed. one item that comes to mind in one of the
>course descriptions they published "you can use either Windows XP or
>Linux 8". It took me a little while to realise that they were talking in
>there about "Red Hat Linux 8". Now, of course, this means I can "update"
>this and use the latest - but this is an example of the completely
>non-clue'd people writing the National Training Packages.

what do they think linux is one OS, not the 100's+ of OS?

>The main problem I see, is that many of these people, if they were ever
>in IT, are either top level managers who never see the inside of a
>computer / get their hands dirty programming / whatever anymore, or are
>people who read about is once in a magazine, or watched "Electric
>Dreams" once and are now qualified to write the Training Packages for

why do we get these people to write the Training Packages, when they clear have no clue?


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