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RE: [school-discuss] Linux and Main - First LUG in Burkina Faso
Although I can read french, for those of you who can't read this site, try
a (not perfect) translation of the by visiting
You input a starting web site and translation parameter and it will
translate based on a quite robust pull-down menu. Not perfect but you can
get the overall gist of most content.
Once you start translating a site, it will continue to translate linked
pages based on your parameters.
As to this initiative, there are a lot of them everywhere and a lot of
projects in direct response to the funding being provided by non-open
source giants. Of primary concern to other countries which are embracing
open systems is the fact that they do not want a US company dictating
educational, governmental, etc., policy (unlike our own countries
Its also one of the reasons the International Installfest Week is getting
such wonderful involvement and global interest. I've gotten people from
Germany, Mexico, Ireland, So. Africa, and others willing to act as points
in their regions as well as US regions. (p.s., if you are interested, drop
me a note.)
Have a great day!
From: Doug Loss [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2002 8:19 AM
Subject: [school-discuss] Linux and Main - First LUG in Burkina Faso
Could some of our Francophone subscribers please take a look at this
article and the referenced Burkina Faso website and see if there's
anything pertaining to schools that we can help them with? Thanks!