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Re: [vox-outreach] My/our own OSS disc
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Re: [vox-outreach] My/our own OSS disc



On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 10:19, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 05:07, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 05:01:18AM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > <snip> 
> > > My main focus is on very general audience.  I'm thinking something similar
> > > to GNUWinII, or The Open CD, but our own collection.
> > 
> > Closer to The Open CD, I guess. :^)
> > 
> > I'd probably remove some stuff like VNC, PuTTY or 7-Zip,
> > and include things like Tux Paint, Audacity.
> > (e.g., some stuff from GnuWinII or elsewhere that's good)
> > 
> > I'm thinking it'd be meant for people who _might_ be sophisticated enough
> > to MAYBE want to rip and burn CDs, but nothing more complicated...
> > no weird network tools, not too many off-the-wall games that just happen
> > to be built for Win32, etc...
> > 
> > I guess I'm kind of targetting 'moms and dads,' like I do with Tux Paint.
> > It just seems a waste to ONLY burn Tux Paint, when there's excellent stuff
> > out there like Mozilla and OpenOffice.org...
> 
> Sure. Go with Evolution and Gimp.

Oh wait. Is Evolution available for Windows? (I would really be happy if
it were--OE may suck, but it works better than Mozilla mail. OE needs
competition!).

> 
> > -bill!
> > 
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