[kwlug-disc] Open Source intro handout
paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat May 2 13:28:34 EDT 2009
--- On Sat, 5/2/09, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Actually I was thinking that even the "issue" of
> lack of local support is just that, an issue, not an
Agreed. It is an issue that we as a LUG can help address, if we can
find the tuits.
> For Paul's event there is an opportunity for people to
> save on support and licenses by going FLOSS even if that
> means a bit of DIY.
> If you see the other sessions they are having, most of them
> are DIY. From grow or buy local to make or mend your
> clothes. So the audience may be more receptive to a little
> DIY in exchange of frugality.
The event did indeed emphasize "producerism", which fits into open
source pretty well.
Unfortunately the turnout was small enough that we only ran for half
a day. So if you were thinking of checking the event out you have
missed your chance.
I'll look into bringing some CDs and/or handouts to Monday's meeting.
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