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The Singapore Linux Meetup Group Message Board › GET YOUR OPEN SOURCE ARTICLES PUBLISHED


Tom G.
Group Organizer
Singapore, SG
Post #: 43
Hi All

You are now offered an opportunity to contribute articles to the
Computerworld Singapore Linux e-newletter. If you know of any
interesting open source on-goings in Singapore, start writing in now.

As guidelines, 200-words articles on the following topics are needed
each month. If you are interested to get your article published,
please email to by 15th of every month. The 4
topics are as follow,

1) Business Applications
On how open source is used in a business environment.
2) Something New
Anything new and interesting happenings on open source in Singapore
3) Open Landscaping
how open source is used in Singapore in every type of environment.
4) Certifiable Source
about education on anything open source

1)once you have submit, the content MUST NOT be published anywhere
else. If you cannot resist and want to retain ownership, then don't
send it in.

2) Please please ORIGINAL CONTENT only, do not plagiarize from any other site,

3) Computerworld Singapore retains the rights to the articles and may
edit the articles as it sees fit.

Hope to hear from you soon.

best regards,
Louis Chua
Assistant Organiser
Singapore Red Hat Meetup Group

A few words from our sponsor, David Tang, Business Partner Manager of
Novell Singapore, who arranged for this opportunity.
hi all

Pls submit your contributions to Louis by 15th of each month to be
able to make it to e-print the following month (15th Aug e-print Oct)
Remember to play nice with the media and take the high road, do not
preach to the converted and remember they are on our side by offering
this medium at this time.

Keep conspiracy theories to a minimum at this time, present the facts
and opinions of what works.

Do not pit open source vs proprietary as the methodology of
development has to be disassociated with the final useful software
code. Code that is good is irrefutable regardless of development
methods & this is the angle that is acceptable rather than open source
is better. There are more open source projects that have bad code out
there simply not enough contributors work on the projects.
The world is not all LAMPed and because we continue on the route of
creating open source projects, we will end up with a success ratio
that will be less than the survival rate of setting up new small

The gems among open source projects are shinier than the stars and we
cannot effectively pitch a few successful projects and collectively
convince any sane individual that all open source is better. Rather
those projects that attract a global following in numbers & intellect
greater than what is necessary to creatively develop, sustain &
maintain a project throughout it's useful life cycle are the ones that
will ultimately be polished & recognized as the precious few that have
a life and legacy beyond our survival.

This living legacy is what Linux has molded itself to be and we can be
proud to be a part of the next evolution of open source. Contribute
to create your living legacy.
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