Citat dr_gonzo at redbrick.dcu.ie:
> >>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.
>> true, this has been brought up before when various media people have
> spread FUD about OSS. afaik ILUG does have press releases but ILUG should
> be more active and not just reactive.
Let's found ILUG's PR department, create a mailinglist for that and get going
:o) ... seriously, there are LUG's that actually point it out to politicians.
SSLUG (Sjælland Skåne Linux User Group - http://www.sslug.dk/, currently couting
5840 members) is politically very active and does a lot about stuff like this in
So who's on for getting ILUG politically and publicly on the screen, beyond
being a forum for Irish Linux Users ?
> > A good way to start is so people can post up letters or point out errors
> > in articles & reports & especially M$ presentations & reports.
>> please stop using the term M$, it just makes you look immature and people
> will be less likely to take you seriously. i understand that your motives
> are well intentioned but other people, people who you're trying to
> convince, may not.
I do fully agree. People should realise, that this not is a war against
Microsoft, but it is about the freedom of having access to the source, modifying
it if you wish and having more to choose from than one company (on every part of
the operating system).
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