Yes, these seminars would primarily be targeted for two audiences:
1. The business community.
2. Governmental and semi-state organizations.
On 9/20/05, Éibhear <eibhear.geo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Braun,
>> Braun Brelin said:
> > Folks,
> > If I were to propose doing a series of workshops on Open Source
> > technologies, can you all give me some thoughts on what sort of things
> > you'd
> > like to see included?
> > I have several topics in mind...
> > 1. Developing software with Open source tools and programming languages
> > 2. Open Source content management systems
> > 3. Implementing enterprise applications with OSS.
> > 4. OSS for decision makers
>> These look like topics aimed at a primarily business-interested audience.
> Am I correct? Often, knowing what the target audience is helps in deciding
> what topics need to be covered. In that light, some other items to
>> - Legal freedoms that come with Free Software
> + BSA audits won't cover Free Software
> + No concern about getting more licenses, just whether to extend
> support contract to cover new users
> - Free Software != no support (an argument I am forced to engage
> in regularly) to expand on your "OSS support systems" item.
> - Explain the incentives for Free Software developers other than
> making money (another question I am often asked: "Yeah, but how
> do they make money?")
> Éibhear Ó hAnluain
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