[UbuntuWomen] I am new here
clytie at riverland.net.au
Mon May 15 05:15:44 UTC 2006
On 12/05/2006, at 11:00 PM, Catharina Bethlehem wrote:
> I am Catharina from the Netherlands.
Van harte welkom Catharina ! :)
> To be hones, I had my doubts about joining this list because I am
> not very technical with computers..
No technical proficiency required! We're just a group of women
interested positively in Ubuntu, for many and varied reasons. Variety
is good: it makes for creative and synergistic effort. :)
> I just like the principles of free software and I think Ubuntu is
> one of the best linux distro's for "normal people".
Software for people. ;)
> Me and my boyfriend just start to sell open source laptops and
> pc's. We sell to everyone that wants one but our main focus is on
> small businesses and for now we chose Ubuntu and Debian as our
> standard distro's.
Definitely a good choice. Are you finding that your clients like the OS?
> So my interest in open source is mainly principal but I think for
> products like Ubuntu not only the technical development is
> important but also marketing/promotion to the general public and
> maybe that is something that I can help with so that is why I've
> joined your group.
Absolutely, and your expertise is very welcome!
As a translator, I agree wholeheartedly that communication _about_
the OS is crucial to distributing it.
> Next to the computer selling we also run some websites but they are
> mostly in dutch. We also have international plans but later more on
Websites in many different languages are also very important. You're
helping your language group.
Please feel welcome and valued here, Catharina. :)
from Clytie (vi-VN, Vietnamese free-software translation team / nhóm
Việt hóa phần mềm tự do)
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