[Klug-general] University Of Kent (Canterbury)

Colin McCarthy binarysignal at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 17:06:16 UTC 2010

On 2 February 2010 17:00, Graham Todd <grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com> wrote:

> I apologise if this isn't the sort of posts allowed in the group, but
> there is a fledgeling Free Software Society at the University of Kent
> properly set up but without many members.

This is a great post and sounds very positive.

> Would KLUG consider holding any of its meetings under the joint
> auspices of the Society, or help in providing speakers?

I think the answer to this will be a big fat YES! We are always looking for
new meeting places and members/like minded people and I am sure with some
planning we can get some great talks organised.

> Despite having the mirrorservice servers on its campus, where
> repositories for all the major distros can be found, students are
> required to provide work in Microsoft formats.  A major campaign which
> we are getting underway now is to try and get .odt accepted
> alongside .doc and .docx formats, to enable students who want to use
> open source software to do so for submissions.
> We want to raise students' awareness of Linux and all that it can do,
> so I hope we can join with KLUG's activities in some way.
> --
> Graham Todd
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