[ILUG] Canvassing and politicians
mark.dennehy at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 09:24:22 GMT 2010
The first thing that springs to mind is that a TD who knows the
difference between software and a hole in the ground is a rare beast
indeed - software patent issues would be so far over their heads as to
And the IMF are reportedly looking for more adult retraining and
investment in the "knowledge economy" anyway according to that
released memo (http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/spn/2010/spn1019.pdf
page 22), so that's an imposed-by-our-new-overlords sort of deal, any
TD claiming credit for that idea would just be lying through their
To be honest, at this point the first thing we ought to be looking for
is just to ensure that it's not a single-party government (either
literally or effectively, ie. FF+$ABLATIVEPARTY) - we've just spent a
decade or thereabouts proving how bad an idea *that* is.
On 23 November 2010 09:05, Kevin Lyda <kevin at ie.suberic.net> wrote:
> With a General Election coming and politicians/canvassers likely
> gleeful to hear something other than "the economy sucks" and "fuck the
> banks" perhaps we should consider what free software issues to raise.
> Software patents, better science education and more adult retraining
> programs would spring to mind. Anyone else?
> Kevin Lyda
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