On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 4:05 PM, .mau. (maurizio codogno) <
the new bulletin from Wikimedia Italia (#42, the Answer) is available.
This time we write about a petition that Wikimedia Italia signed against
the computer science tests that Italian Ministry for Education prepared,
and that lean heavily towards a proprietary, closed system.
As usual a link has been added to meta, at
Wikimedia_chapters/Reports/Wikimedia_Italia ; raw text of the bulletin
*WikimediaNews* - no. 42 - December 27, 2012
Official bulletin from Wikimedia Italia Association.
Wikimedia Italia signs the petition on the public competition for new
In the Italian competition for the selection of future teachers, many of
the questions prepared by the Ministry in the field of computer science
refer to a single proprietary operating system and its applications. Other
questions are misleading and incorrect. Wikimedia Italy believes that
teachers should be prepared in an appropriate manner with respect to the
reality of an evolving digital society; for this reason we have signed an
intimation against the Ministry of Education, University and Research. A
total of 45 organizations including Wikimedia Italia, Free Software
Foundation Europe (FSFE), Association for Free Geographic Information
(GFoss.it), Free Software Users Group Italia (FSUGItalia), Italian Linux
Society (ILS), LibreItalia, Wikimedia Italy, signed the notice, as reported
by our press
Read the full text of the
News in brief
(Note: in this translated version only the news regarding Italy are shown)
- WikiVoyage officially started. The Italian
already 2,228 voices.
The offices of Wikimedia Italia will be closed until January 7. *Our best
wishes for a happy holiday to all members, donors, friends and volunteers!*