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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] "opensource" school in France

From: Fabio Pesari
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] "opensource" school in France
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:38:54 +0200
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On 04/22/2016 11:23 AM, Andrea Trentini wrote:
> I stumbled upon this:
> Apart from the poor name choice ("opensource" vs. "free/libre") do
> you think it's a valuable initiative?

Extremely so! It seems that it's affiliated with a private school (EPSI)
but honestly, I would like to see more initiatives from European public
schools (especially universities) involving free software.

Regarding the "open", that's the way to go in schools these days, I'm
afraid. I found this recently, for example:

I think these initiatives are great, but often "open" means "anyone can
join" and not that the materials will be released under libre (such as
CC-BY-SA or CC-BY) licenses. This severely limits their effectiveness,
as well as the ability to integrate them with existing resources like

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