[K12OSN] Helping out at the ltsp booth at Linux World

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Fri Feb 18 03:47:24 UTC 2005

Hey!  It was great meeting both of you!  You guys rock!  Hope to see you
next year...if not before then!  :-)

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 10:23 PM +0000 wrote:
> I just wanted to take the time to let everyone know that if they have
>> never volunteered some of their time to help at the ltsp booth or any
>> other open source initiative, they should.
>> I have to say I have never met a better group of people working
>> together.  It is an excellent experience that really helps you
>> understand how the open source community works and is able to exist.
>> I always have people say "Sure it is free now, but what about in 2
>> years?", or "What kind of people would actually develop software for
>> free, and why?".  I really wish those people could witness what I did
>> over the last few days so they could truly understand.
>> Thanks again guys for all of the information I gathered from you and for
>> your dedication.  I myself now have a much better understanding of the
>> open source community and am more dedicated now then ever to help
>> support it.  And funds and time permitting I hope to see you all at
>> future events.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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