[PLUG] PLUG meeting April 2007 Saturday 7th April,4 pm @ SICSR
nawaz.patel at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 11:27:44 PDT 2007
*Forcing* some one to use a particular software sounds like a
micro$oft culture not much appretiated in the open src community, just
my thought, you can protest anyways.
On 4/7/07, Pramukh Pracharak - Grahak Raja Jaga Ho <manoj at grahakraja.org> wrote:
> Hello All
> I attended the PLUG meeting first time for discussing the Open Office in
> I appreciate that PLUG is doing good work for pramoting Open Source Software
> and SVS is pramoting the Open Source Softwares in Schools.
> But I also felt that nobody cares for the money Government spents on
> purchasing the Closed Source Software.
> We are indian citizens, and as a citizen we are paying income tax. And I
> believe that all the PLUGGIES must be in 30% Slab of income tax. It means we
> are paying 30% of our hard earned money to government. Then why cant we ask
> for the details of money spent on Licensed Softwares?
> And hence 'Grahak Raja Jaga Ho' will be implementing its action Plan for
> forcing Government Organisations to use Open Office. We will be applying for
> information under RTI about funds spent on purchasing of Licensed Softwares.
> Monday 9th April, our Pracharak's will be giving demo of Open Office as well
> as applying for information to following Government Organisations, Pune
> Muncipal Corporation, Pimpri Chinchwad Muncipal Corporation, Collector
> Office, Zilla Parishad, Dy. Director Technical Editucation, Pune Police.
> And then after compling the proper report we will be filing PIL. We pledge
> PLUG/SVS Support for the same.
> Let me also clear that we will be implementing out action plan with or
> without PLUG/SVS support.
> Thanks with Regards
> Sanjota Ovhal
> Gen. Secretory,
> "Grahak Raja Jaga Ho"
> URL : http://www.grahakraja.org
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "sudhanwa Jogalekar" <sudhanwa.com at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2007 1:26 AM
> Subject: [PLUG] Confirmation: PLUG meeting for April 2007 Saturday 7th
> April,4 pm @ SICSR
> > Hi,
> > PLUG meeting for April 2007 is scheduled on "Saturday 7th April,
> > 2007, 4 pm @ SICSR.
> > These are the details:
> > Location: SICSR, Atur Centre, Model Colony.
> > Room No 704. 7th floor ( room no. may change )
> > Time 4 pm
> > Agenda:
> > We can discuss about the recent thread on the mailinglist about Open
> > Office in Government.
> > Any other topic.
> > You can suggest topic/speakers for the meeting.
> > We will be accepting formal membership at the meeting.
> > CDs will be available at the meeting. Updated list of CDs is available
> > on the PLUG website.
> > Kindly make yourself available for the meeting.
> > Regards,
> > -Sudhanwa Jogalekar
> > --
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> > Please get it from http://aksharyogini.sudhanwa.com
> > www.sudhanwa.com
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