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[News] UK Parliament to Discuss Free Software, EU to Sponsor Free Software

  • Subject: [News] UK Parliament to Discuss Free Software, EU to Sponsor Free Software
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 12:49:52 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
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Parliamentarians to discuss Open Source software

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| The economic impact of Open Source software will be discussed with 
| parliamentarians and senior government officials on Wednesday 12th September 
| at the Westminster eForum, held at the Palace of Westminster. Open Source 
| community leaders Alan Cox, developer of the Linux Kernel, and Mark Taylor, 
| President of the Open Source Consortium, will contrast the popularity of Open 
| Source technologies in industry and with its limited adoption in the public 
| sector.      


European Union sponsors new FOSS education portal

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| Megías expects that about 100 contributions from members of the original 
| consortium should be posted by the end of this year, and about one-sixth of 
| these contributions are posted already.  



PloneGov Snags Lutèce d'Or for Open Source CMS Efforts

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| Toward those ends the PloneGov project yielded a module for ordering 
| administrative docs online, a town council management tool that is already in 
| use by some cities, a business directory, and local government websites.  


3 open source e-Government projects merge and launch PloneGov.org

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| Open source experts from the public sector, community and SME's 
| participated in the first Plone e-government international workshop.
| [...]
| Attendants, equally representing the public sector, Plone community 
| and SME's, came from several countries : Belgium, France, 
| Switzerland, Spain, Argentina, The Netherlands and Luxemburg.


European Grid technology project banks on open source

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| Using the popular Linux open source software, XtreemOS would like to
| become an alternative to its direct rival, the US-based Globus toolkit,
| to become the new de facto standard in this crucial technology. 


FSFE To Launch Free Software in Education Program for Teachers

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| Hundreds of documents on Free Software, such as OpenOffice.org, The Gimp, or 
| GNU/Linux, and documents on Open Standards have been screened by a team of 
| experts in regards to quality, free license and validity. The result is a 
| basic collection of high-quality learning materials that have been, or will 
| be atomised and entered into the SELF Platform.    


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