Re: [backstage] Make the primary operating system used in state schools free and open source

2009-02-11 Thread Zen
I can't see the ed sector taking on free software in any great volume in the near future ... the issues around support and compatibility (with workplaces and what parents have at home) are just too great. If there was to be a shift away from MS/Windows, I think it is more likely to be in

[backstage] Radio 4 iplayer

2009-02-20 Thread Zen
Trying to log on to R4 live on iPlayer and it asks: To view this page, you need to log in to area Staging Server on nmswww0.mh.bbc.co.uk and it then asks for a user name and password. - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit

Re: [backstage] Radio 4 iplayer

2009-02-20 Thread Zen
BBC iPlayer Publishing Services -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf Of Zen Sent: 20 February 2009 08:54 To: Backstage BBC Subject: [backstage] Radio 4 iplayer Trying to log on to R4 live on iPlayer and it asks: To view

Re: [backstage] Get me off this list!

2009-09-11 Thread Zen
PLEASE - I second this! On 11 Sep 2009, at 15:03, Simon Cross wrote: Me too. Can someone please fix the unsubscribe? S On 10/09/2009 15:05, Alun Rowe alun.r...@pentangle.co.uk wrote: Visiting this: http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html Then putting in my details

Re: [backstage] BBC NEWS | Technology | Flash moves on to smart phones

2009-10-05 Thread Zen
Hopefully. HTML5 will kill off flash once and for all. Some hope! On 5 Oct 2009, at 14:19, Dan Brickley wrote: Great news, phone fans! http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8287239.stm One of the most common technologies for watching video on a computer will soon be available for most

Re: [backstage] Free as in 'Freedom'

2009-10-09 Thread Zen
People, places and possessions get used all the time without their consent by the big broadcasters. The only difference is that the broadcasters have used their own hardware to capture the image or sound, etc. Why is okay for broadcasters to consider their work copyright protected, but