[Linux-aus] comment for an article on Government website accessibility

Donna Benjamin donna at cc.com.au
Thu May 28 13:18:15 EST 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 10:46 +0930, Samps wrote:
> That is money that could make the difference between a very basic
> computer and a fairly decent one. 

Or 3 netbooks instead of 2 and a cheap printer?

> Also, the money is subject to a tie-in to certain vendors that we are
> allowed to buy the equipment/software from, and every and all
> computer, be it a Mac, Solaris, Linux, Windows, have to be accompanied
> by a Windows license.

Yeah - this is a real problem.  
If only we had the energy and resources to fight this.

Donna Benjamin - Executive Director
Creative Contingencies - http://cc.com.au
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