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Re: [ossig] FOSS Meet



Dear Hong Yee,

I wrote to RMS yesterday. In his reply there is no
need  for this list because it is easy.

But that doesn't explain why lower adoption of linux
on client machine locally.

Anyway, I just do all I can at UNDP's site.

thanks.

Poh

--- Seah Hong Yee <hongyee@polyscientific.com.my>
wrote:

> 
> > Thanks Hong Yee.
> >
> > Yes at the moment I am listing a few essential
> skills
> > needed to begin using and developing with FOSS.
> >
> > I am not against using commercial software either.
> > People who have the money, it is their's to spend.
> >
> > IMHO, the barrier to learn, use and develop with
> FOSS
> > should be reduced. I do not know how, and I am
> turing
> > to u guys for pointers.
> 
> 
> I think for the purpose of us understanding a bit
> more of what you are facing 
> and specifically what you think would be helpful.
> Maybe you should elaborate 
> what you want us to help exactly. I have heard that
> at your organisation, 
> people don't like to learn another computing
> technology.   OSS just whole 
> bunch of tools. How you want to use it is up to you.
>  I guess what we need 
> from you is 
> 
> 1) Would you say your chemist don't know how to use
> Linux and thereby prevent 
> its adoption?
> 2) Lack of people to maintain the machine ?
> 3) Lack of programing skills ?
> 
> 	FYI, when I was cooker mailing list a while back
> there was talk about 
> starting a distro for scientist, not sure how far it
> went though. 
> 
> >
> > Cheers.
> >
> > > 4) Next meeting will be somewhere near KLCC two
> > > weeks from now, actual
> > > location and time will be posted.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Hong Yee
> >
> >
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