Replying to John P Looney and Kevin Lyda on this matter - it might be a good
idea to explore the possibility of assistance towards what would be a
worthwhile exercise in diversity and equality to advance linux and would be
in contrast to M£ who have so far flatly refused to provide an Irish version
of its product.
----- Original Message -----
From: John P. Looney <jplooney-ilug at online.ie>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: 27 March 2000 10:34
Subject: Re: [ILUG] gaelic (aka, ugh, why do i read this stuff)
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2000 at 08:24:49PM +0000, kevin.lyda at itg.ie mentioned:
> > and if some ambitious soul were to provide a gaelic web page for linux,
> > or to offer space to groups that do work on gaelic support in linux,
> > i think that would be an excellent thing for the ilug, linux, and
>> Indeed. I was talking to someone over the weekend that pointed out a few
> of the advantages of becoming a "Registered society" in Ireland. One of
> them would be that people interested in translating free software's
> locales into Gaelic would be able to apply for a government grant to do
> so - it would pay for a tape drive for Lugh, and more hardware if needed,
> and even some of the time of the translators, etc.
>> One of the things we'll have to discuss at the next General Meeting.
> "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person
> the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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