>yeah, imho, there really needs to be a strong lobbying force for open
>source software. at least then there would be at least an awareness of
Well theres no use in saying there should be this that or the other its
something we need to do then.
A good way to start is so people can post up letters or point out errors
in articles & reports & especially M$ presentations & reports.
Then everyone works on that letter(like in a wikki)and at the endof the
day the website administrator sends it off to the relevant people, being
politicians or newsgroups & reporters.
The opensource way of doing it.
Might also be an idea to have this "lobby" group do some studies &
reports like TCO and the likes, ones that are fair & unscewed, and
especially up to date.
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