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To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>; "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Sent: Friday, 28 December 2012, 20:32
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Libre Office listed in petition to promote the use of free
software in our schools
On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Tom Davies
I thought a few people on the Users List might be interested in this
Apparently you need to create a whitehouse.gov account to sign Petitions
which would probably put me off signing. On the other hand having a chance
to kinda vote on single issues seems like a good thing. Hmm, a tough
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>To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
>Sent: Friday, 28 December 2012, 15:01
>Subject: [libreoffice-marketing] Libre Office listed in petition to
promote the use of free software in our schools
>>From my readings of the mailing lists in the last few weeks, it
>adoption of LibreOffice in North America (especially US) has been a
>Today, I found a petition addressed to the White House that includes
>The deadline is three weeks away and they need 23,000 more signatures.
>Nothing is impossible through the power of social networks.
>I've already shared the petition to several G+ groups.
>Perhaps some posts from TDF core team on twitter and Facebook will help
>Just a thought.
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I would sign but...
The petition begins by castigating issues with proprietary software. My
belief is that while those issues may be important they aren't a
consideration for the great majority of computer users.
In addition I find it much easier to support causes that don't cultivate
fud but instead focus on the benefits of a proposed action.
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