[Talk] Re: [Linux-aus] [stojmir at linux.net.mk: (IMP) Free Software in Macedonia]

Con Zymaris conz at cyber.com.au
Wed Aug 27 10:50:52 EST 2003

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 01:01:31AM +1000, Pia Smith wrote:
> Hi Con,
> On Tue, 2003-08-26 at 21:39, Con Zymaris wrote:
> > I have sent a response to Ivan, included below. If you have more material 
> > to add, please send him a note. The mechanics of convincing government to 
> > consider open standards and open source don't vary much from country to 
> > country (in most circumstances.) Perhaps we can collate them as an 
> > 'evangelism pack' for redeployment in different countries?
> An interesting thought. I think that one of the most instructive ways to
> demonstrate to Government that a solution is viable to them, is to show
> where it has worked for other governments. This is one of the reasons I
> am going to be speaking to gov types in Brazil in November and
> (hopefully) presenting that at the OSS in Gov mini-conf at LCA2004. I
> think if such a pack were to exist it would benefit most from having
> several countries as examples and I would be happy to contribute :)

There's more than enough material around at present that, given some 
agreement between the producers and packagers, we could piece together a 
complete library of research and whitepapers by LCA2004.

Con Zymaris <conz at cyber.com.au> Level 4, 10 Queen St, Melbourne 03 9621 2377 
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