[ubuntu-za] [Petition to National Department of Basic Education] Re-evaluate the implementation plan for standardising to Delphi over Java
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 17:56:54 UTC 2013
Is this any good: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lazarus_(IDE)
Just asking as a non programmer.
On 31 October 2013 19:40, Marius Kruger <amanic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Posting to the ubuntu community who also expressed concerns..
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> From: Alen Ribic <alen.ribic at gmail.com>
> Date: 31 October 2013 16:19
> Subject: [Petition to National Department of Basic Education] Re-evaluate
> the implementation plan for standardising to Delphi over Java
> To: jozijug at googlegroups.com
> Hi All,
> This past Tuesday, I met in person with Deputy Minister Enver Surty
> regarding the implementation plans to standardise to Delphi over Java with
> respect to Basic Education.
> A number of people and myself, from both the industry
> and academic setting, have studied the document entitled "IMPLEMENTATION
> PLAN FOR STANDARDISING PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR
> 2015" . This document was put forward by the Department of Basic
> Education in response to the criticism they received in the media.* *Study
> of the document shows that the rationale behind the standardisation to
> Delphi is flawed in several aspects.
> What I'm proposing here, and asking for, is support in calling for the
> National Department of Education to action a re-evaluate process that would
> see a number of inaccuracies with respect to Java, the programming language
> and technology, be addressed in the revised document. We believe that
> these inaccuracies have had a significant effect on the final proposal
> which supports Delphi as the programming language of choice.
> You can support this "call to action" by signing the below petition.
> -Alen Ribic
> ✝ Marius
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