[ubuntu-us] Wiki Help

Danny Piccirillo danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com
Sat Feb 2 20:58:56 GMT 2008


There is also no good videos to explain open source or free software to the
average person (and within their attention span) so in addition to creating
that wiki page i think Kaltura would be the perfect tool to create a video
http://www.kaltura.com/

On Feb 1, 2008 12:23 PM, Danny Piccirillo <danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com>
wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>
> There are a few wiki pages that i'd really like to see exist.
>
> 1. Free Software: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeSoftware
>
>    - Free Formats https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats already
>    exists and i think we should create a Free Software page that can help the
>    general public understand and care about
>    Free Software sing the following resources:
>       - http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/FLOSS_Concept_Booklet
>       -
>       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_open_source_and_closed_source
>       - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Windows_and_Linux
>       - http://www.gnu.org/software/reliability.html
>       - http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/schools.html
>       -
>       http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/your-freedom-needs-free-software.html
>    - On top of helping regular people understand free software, this
>    page could be used by teams as an outline for presentations abut free
>    software.
>
> 2. LoCo Activism: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoActivism
>
>    - I already mentioned this in that other email but not it's been
>    started and i need help developing it
>    - This can be really effective in getting Ubuntu out to many many
>    people
>    - If you have experience with this you can help offer advice on what
>    works
>
> 3. Free Software Alternatives:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeSoftwareAlternatives
>
>    - There are lists that exists on other websites that we can use
>    http://www.google.com/search?q=free+software+alternatives
>    - I think we need our own
>    - The one that exists now doesn't look like if ever got anywhere and
>    it might be worth just starting from scratch.
>
> Thanks!
> .Danny
>
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