[ubuntu-uk] BBC and open formats??

Ben Lovell benjamin.lovell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 11:02:33 GMT 2006

Hi All,

First let me state I work for BBC Worldwide, i've been following this list
for a while as I use Ubuntu at home. I'll forward this conversation on to
someone at BBC Tech and see if I can get a quick response. I'll post
anything back to this board...


On 07/11/06, Ciaran Mooney <ciaran.mooney at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> The Guardian have a Thursday technology supplement, and as part of it
> they have a "Free Our Data" campaign. Mainly to do with mapping
> information from Ordance Survey, but they would seem to be willing to
> take up such a problem as the BBC and closed codecs.
> Wait until Thursday and get a copy of the Guardian, and it will have the
> reporters name at the end of the article, and shouldn't be too hard to
> contact them after that.
> Ciarán
> > Coverage in broadsheets would be a more realistic aim I would think -
> > especially the left-leaning, media reads such as the Guardian /
> > Independent.  It might not even be especially difficult on a slow news
> > day.
> >
> > Martin
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