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Re: OpenOffice Ads on Buses -- Saw one this morning!

__/ [ Larry Qualig ] on Tuesday 21 March 2006 19:37 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ John Bailo ] on Tuesday 21 March 2006 17:55 \__
>> > I thought I was dreaming this morning when driving to work (on the
>> > street we take to Sushi, near Jeff Bezos? new office park here in Kent,
>> > WA, USA http://www.blueorigin.com/) and I saw a bus advertisement for
>> > OpenOffice run by real quick.
>> >
>> > I thought I was dreaming, so I looked it up and sure enough Sun is
>> > spreading it around this area:
>> >
>> > http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS5764536419.html
>> Every city should have Open Source ads. That should be mandated by the
>> government, whose interests lie in excellent Open Source. Thanks for
>> sharing.
> Should have? Yes. Government mandated adds? No.

I was only joking, of course. This had me thinking about poster ads which the
University spread around the computer clusters. I quietly protested about
that as I don't believe in academic institutes becoming industrialised and
commercialised. They are being 'fed' with enough money from local (and
particularly international) students. So why the greed?

Best wishes,


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