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Re: [edlug] Advocacy



EdLAG ?

Though possibly confused with a group staying in  Saughton (at her
Majesty's pleasure).

Paul.



On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 12:36, Catriona & Anand wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> Peter H, Robert G and I had a good chat last night at The World about doing 
> some Free/Open Source advocacy here in Edinburgh. I won't try to summarise 
> our discussion here. Instead, I would like to invite any interested EdLUG 
> members to contact me so that we can set up a group.
> 
> The frame of reference is that the group will be of EdLUG members, but will 
> not "be" EdLUG. We will put together a formal constitution and committee and 
> will communicate off the EdLUG list, but with periodic posts to update EdLUG 
> members on what we are doing.
> 
> The initial goal will be to compile a collection of information (arguments, 
> case studies, references) which can be used rapidly for informing politicians 
> and the media, and to provide counter arguments where necessary. Robert, in 
> particular, has already made a good start on this, but more help is needed.
> 
> Please let me know if you are interested in joining. At this early stage you 
> can make a difference in shaping discussion and policy.
> 
> Anand
> 
> PS we need a name, preferrably with a clever acronym!
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