RfD: FSFe-education [FSFE projects]

Christian Selig christian at newopenness.de
Sun May 20 21:01:41 UTC 2001


WDS wrote:
> > d) exposed to Microsoft products early due to the fact that this company
> > has an unfortunate tendancy of literally giving their products away to
> > educational establishments. Good marketing.
> Maybe fsfe should do the same. For example distribute [easy-install]copies
> of linux
> to schools etc.

This is already happening here in Germany. The Association for Free
Software and Education gives away copies of SuSE Linux (*) and the
ministry of education in Schleswig-Holstein (federal state in the north)
even has an own distribution.


(*): They have proprietary packages yada-yada

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