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Re: [SLUG] Linuxworld stand for LA!
- To: Robert Collins <robertc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Linuxworld stand for LA!
- From: Ken Wilson <kenwilso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 21:45:13 +1100
- Cc: telford@xxxxxxxxxxx, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Many things are used commercially or non-commercially, email, webpages,
servers, office tools, photo tools, etc
We are concerned with FOSS, not share ware that has different conditions
if you think that maybe you might make money using it.
I think the key is "inspires the imagination" , not non-comercial.
R is just as much mathematical/scientific as commercial, what is
important to passers by is does it look "kewl" or "inspire the imagination"
So if it is a good demo that would be great.
Robert Collins wrote:
On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 08:15 +1100, telford@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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On Sun, Feb 26, 2006 at 09:25:26PM +1100, Pia Waugh wrote:
We could even show some demos of non-commercial FOSS that just inspires
Why "non-commercial"? Is it a condition of getting a stand at m8s r8s?
I'm pretty partial to setting the R graphics demo into a loop with
about a 2 second pause between screens. It looks scientific and busy
and self important. I use R in a commercial context all the time but
does that make the software itself commercial? Bit of a fuzzy line.
Maybe Pia meant non-proprietary ?