On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 13:53, Darren Smith wrote:
Firstly appols for drifting off topic but I think you
may be interested in
Basically for every 2 openoffice.org
CDs they sell they will donate 1 copy
to Malaysia to help improve the kids education over there which is all very
nice. They only cost 2 quid each and p&p is the cost of a first class stamp
for 1-5 CDs, 2xFCS for 6-10 CDs and then waived for 10+.
If you wish to order or have further questions then his email address is
The CDs contain windows, linux and solaris versions of openoffice.org
and there is spare capacity for anything you want really. He can add
curriculum resources if you are a teacher and are passing / selling these
Cds on to kids.
I have no affiliation with this project or the school or the teacher other
than I think it deserves to be supported :-)
There is also a project to get OO.o discs into libraries so that people
can borrow them, copy them or install them. I think every library in
Scotland now has an OO.o disc courtesy of ob Kerr who is running the
project. He has sent me quite a few discs in nicely produced DVD cases.
If anyone wants one to put in their school library let me know and I'll
send one. Its entirely free.