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Re: [school-discuss] Re: Linux inservice day
Am Montag, 2. September 2002 05:13 schrieb Leon Brooks:
> On Mon, 2 Sep 2002 01:45, Burkhard Woelfel wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, 1. September 2002 17:57 schrieb Douglas S. Blank:
> >> How about an annual, international day that we celebrate and
> >> inform our local schools about open source in education? But
> >> larger than just Linux, an "Open Source Day".
> > Why not just call it Free Software Day? It sounds a little
> > political or hippy, but that impression fades quickly if you
> > start to talk about examples like Linux, Apache, you name them.
> Yes, and invite people to ask Microsoft for some free software.
Huh? Do they have such a product? Or is it just time to discuss the
term freedom here? (Or did I miss some kind of joke, help me if I
did.) I think that has already been done, and it should be easy to
define the meaning of "free". Let it precede an important national
event or day, and you can explain "free like 'land of the free'".
> copy of SQL Server with unlimited CALs would be a start. (-:
> Cheers; Leon
Yes, and give out free beer to the students, to show them what free
software is all about. d:-\
Or do you think that "free software" makes people think too much of
"cost" ? That should be evitable.
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