OpenOffice does seem to be the suite to recommend/use
for ECDL people, much better than a pick & mix approach.
I have a pdf of the ECDL syllabus and version 641C of
OpenOffice so might begin work on documentation some
I think writing a guide for total newbies with sidebars for the
more experienced is the way to go. One advantage of this is
that they don't have to unlearn anything.
Kate was saying something about using DocBook a while
ago. What would the advantages be for this ILUG ECDL
project? Should HTML be considered instead?
(I know nothing about DocBook and that's why I'm asking!)
Date: 03 May 2002 18:01:48 +0100
From: Mark Finlay <linuxexpert at eircom.net>
Sender: ilug-admin at linux.ie
To: Ken Guest <ken at linux.ie>
Cc: ILUG <ilug at linux.ie>
Reply-To: Mark Finlay <linuxexpert at eircom.net>
Subject: [ILUG] Re: [linux-edu] ECDL
Message-ID: <1020438867.2640.6.camel at dogbert.sisob.com>
In-Reply-To: <3CD293A2.762083A7 at linux.ie>
On Fri, 2002-05-03 at 14:41, Ken Guest wrote:
> At the moment I have some unwanted copious free time (out of
> for a job to come up in the Limerick area) which I might partly
> to fleshing out a linux based ECDL course as discussed
> Are there any starting points and what's the framework to
I'd vote openoffice - It's very quickly catching up on the features
required by the ECDL. As I said i've documented some of them
on my site.
I guess you would need to go though all the topics on the ECDL
document how to do them in linux.
Another question is: Do you want a guide to teach total newbies
use linux or a guide to help windows ECDLites port what they've
I'd vote for the latter and that is what i'm trying to do on my site.
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