Skolelinux participation at the Edubuntu Summit
conrad.newton at broadpark.no
Sun Jul 10 18:07:55 UTC 2005
>From Sergio Talens-Oliag on Saturday, 2005-07-09 at 23:36:53 +0200:
> > >They say that they are going to use Skolelinux for this. I'm not sure
> > >if this means a translated Skolelinux/Debian-Edu or a new distro based on
> > >Skolelinux.
> > Please try to convince them that an enhanced translation might be the best
> > for all sides.
> Hmm, the Skolelinux idea is from people at the conference, not from the
> goverment, as Quim has explained in other message.
> I believe it is a good idea, but it seems that companies that do not have
> some kind of goverment certification won't be able to go after the public
> tender, making near to impossible the use of distributions that don't
> have a company behind them, as traditional IT companies look for
> partnerships with other companies for this kind of projects.
> Sadly that means that a lot of offers will be based on the commercial
> distributions (I've heard rumours about Novell and the message from Quim
> about Ubuntu)
> Anyway, we will see what happens, as the tender has to be published an
> resolved soon.
What prevents SLX Debian Labs (the commercial entity connected with
skolelinux) from being counted as a company?
Is it simply a question of how many millions you have standing
behind you, or what is the issue? What kind of certification
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