[ubuntu-uk] BBC News - Stallman
bruce72 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 10:48:23 BST 2008
I think Softwarefreedomday is great but I still think we need more and
something of a higher profile. Or am I just never satisfied? :-)
On 7/4/08, Matthew Macdonald-Wallace <matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk> wrote:
> Quoting Bruce Beardall <bruce72 at gmail.com>:
> > This is our greatest challenge. Articles and education about free
> > in publications such as Linux Format / Magazine / Journal are all well
> > good but they're largely preaching to the converted. What we need is to
> > spread the word in the wider field. There are still far too many people
> > don't even know free (as in freedom) software exists nor that it's
> > available.
> > I think it's time we considered an ongoing campaign, something like an
> > me about Linux" day. That's just something off the top of my head but
> > an advertising campaign where everyone, organisations and individuals
> > can make contributions? I don't know if these are viable ideas but it
> > strikes me that education is the key. If enough people start asking about
> > it, even the monolith that is the BBC will have to take note.
> Something like http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/ ?? :o)
> It's sponsored by Canonical, Google, ZenOSS, the FSF, Linux Magazine
> and OLPC and is a global event that we can all use to promote F/LOSS.
> Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
> matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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