Of course, this is just some quick web sleuthing -- I
may just be a little
paranoid. But the kind of training you're talking about seems to be a
commercial product offered by Sangari, so I would want to know a little more
about the whole situation before leaping in.
On 13 May 2011 12:27, Kieran O'Neill <oneillkza(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I think we should be a little careful about how
we go about this. While
Sangari appear to have taken over Inkululeko Technologies (who inherited the
TuxLab project), they appear to be strictly a commercial entity, with a
focus on proprietary software and teaching materials.
this link with a pinch of salt)
If Sangari's record on the TuxLab project is anything to go by (the
website is now defunct, with just an Apache server error showing), I'm not
sure that they carried much on from Inkululeko.
Probably it would be best to contact Hilton Theunissen (who ran
Inkululeko) and ask him what's up -- he seems to still own the .
My main concern is that there is a fine line between engaging with a
corporation to help a community, and doing free labour for said corporation
to directly enhance its profits. I would feel much better working with a
non-profit, rather than a company trying to sell a product to the SA
On 13 May 2011 10:47, David Richfield <davidrichfield(a)gmail.com> wrote:
This is exactly the kind of thing that our
chapter should be working on!
A relevant, exciting, useful project that can seriously raise the profile of
Wikipedia in South Africa.
I'm speaking for myself, but I'm sure all of our members would love to
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