Re: Anyone interested in hardware?

2010-02-25 חוט Steven Benmosh
is that you can push the cost component really down, I think, and most people could use it with an existing or inexpensive screen then upgrade to a better one if they have the need and the money. Z. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 1:16 AM, Nadav Har'El n...@math.technion.ac.ilwrote: On Wed, Feb 24, 2010, Steven

Re: Anyone interested in hardware?

2010-02-25 חוט Steven Benmosh
was an power-plug (shteker) adapter. I think though, that if a keyboard is not incorporated into the CPU the mobility of the device is greatly reduced. Ditto for some screen. Z. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 6:57 AM, Steven Benmosh word...@gmail.com wrote: 0. Consider it open source hardware, running

Re: אורי שבתאי: מצגות מכירת ק וד פתוח

2010-01-17 חוט Steven Benmosh
Semi related question, that I think fits into the line of discussion here. For a number of years I had the idea of opening an Internet Cafe based on Linux. That is, a small number of computers for access to the internet, email and teleconferencing, but using Linux. Maybe each computer with a

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2010-01-17 חוט Steven Benmosh
be let them create their own web pages on the ubuntu box, or use audio editing program like audacity to mix music. That might be the 'sticy feature' you are looking for. Z. On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 7:38 AM, Nadav Har'El n...@math.technion.ac.ilwrote: On Sun, Jan 17, 2010, Steven Benmosh wrote

Re: תחרות כתיבת הרצאות

2010-01-09 חוט Steven Benmosh
1. To each his/her own. You can't make someone not respond to a list if the issue was placed in a list. I agree that some things are better handled in personal emails, to prevent escalation, but that is the choice of the receiver and not the list members. 2. Why call names and use insults? You

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2009-11-25 חוט Steven Benmosh
be accessed with Linux and Chrome or Firefox), I will give them a piece of my mind. Z. On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Nadav Har'El n...@math.technion.ac.ilwrote: On Tue, Nov 24, 2009, Steven Benmosh wrote: ... And it is very easy to write programs that work across OS's. Someone should

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2009-11-25 חוט Steven Benmosh
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009, Steven Benmosh wrote: 2. I am not concerned whether the card reader or communication software is open source or not, though I agree that open source has many advantages. My concern is that the software work on the device I have access to, rather than burden me

Re: קריאה לפעולה - עזרה לתיעוד השימוש בתוכנה חופשית במערכות החי נוך וברשויות מוניצפליות

2009-09-02 חוט Steven Benmosh
פעילות (מעין מארגנת) על מנת שאכן ניתן יהיה לעבור את המשוכה הזו . את הפעילות העסקית צריך להשאיר לעסקים שמתמחים בזה .. על מנת שירוויחו ועל מנת שיהיה להם האינטרס לעשות את זה שוב ושוב . - דורון Shachar Shemesh wrote: Steven Benmosh wrote: That said, one needs to make money from

Re: קריאה לפעולה - עזרה לתיעוד השימוש בתוכנה חופשית במערכות החי נוך וברשויות מוניצפליות

2009-09-01 חוט Steven Benmosh
Your challenge is to support a flagship school, where you would get the PR value, and your work, if successful will be copied and adopted everywhere. Helping the poor is a noble idea, which I wholeheartedly support for moral grounds, but is not what would get you much in term of OSS adoption, just

Re: [Israel.pm] Creating A FOSS Project Similar to Rosetta Stone

2009-08-28 חוט Steven Benmosh
I may be able/willing to help (not with coding, but with testing), but I am not familiar with Rosetta Stone which I will short to RS. Some more specifics would be welcome - what language do we want to teach? English? Hebrew? Spanish? For Spanish there is Pythonol. What specs of RS do we want to

Re: אתר בית חדש

2009-04-19 חוט Steven Benmosh
Just a question, and forgive me if I misread the site, which looks good - why use wordpress, which is a blogging program, to create a wiki? Why not pmwiki, twiki? Maybe it is just part of the layout graphics that is not really accurate and if so my apologies. Z. 2009/4/19 Shachar Shemesh

Re: אתר בית חדש

2009-04-19 חוט Steven Benmosh
at 11:50:52AM -0600, Steven Benmosh wrote: Just a question, and forgive me if I misread the site, which looks good - why use wordpress, which is a blogging program, to create a wiki? Why not pmwiki, twiki? Maybe it is just part of the layout graphics that is not really accurate and if so

Faulty LCD Screen

2009-02-27 חוט Steven Benmosh
Hi Guys, I have an old but barely used HP Pavillion f1703 LCD monitor. I got it several years ago in the US, and then I moved and it spent about 8 months in its box. Long story short, when I finally took it out, it would turn itself off after 1-2 minutes, then if you turned it off and on again,

Re: מדוע חשוב לתת דברים חינם

2008-03-20 חוט Steven Benmosh
Sorry about the English, no Hebrew keyboard. I think that organizations appreciate work according to what they pay for it, and thus, I think that doing work for free for someone who pays to get it done in Windows is morally wrong and a bad idea. If you want to do something to spread open source,

Re: Accessible government sites - is it so?

2008-01-12 חוט Steven Benmosh
If you post an email address where we can complain, or a link to a web comment form, I will write them a nasty note. If they get several hundreds of those, maybe something will happen. Z. On Jan 12, 2008 12:46 PM, Amir E. Aharoni [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 12/01/2008, Shachar Raindel [EMAIL

Re: idea to publish Open source and Linux in Israel

2007-12-30 חוט Steven Benmosh
Give it a break, guy. If you limit your reading to Hebrew, you will be giving up on the 99.9% of the world's literature, news and culture, and you will be reading filtered material edited for you by whoever does non mind reading English. Zvi. On 12/29/07, guydafny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ido,

Re: I'm Feeling that I'm Under-utilised

2007-10-08 חוט Steven Benmosh
There used to be a saying about politics in academe - why are the fights in academe so vicious? because the stakes are so low. What I see is that we have a board member or president (whatever shachar is), who wants to have things done his way, and there is a technical person who is willing to

Re: English in [EMAIL PROTECTED] [was Re: RFC: Plea for a New Hamakor Server]

2007-05-08 חוט Steven Benmosh
The language of computing is English. As is the language of my computer. Zvi. On 5/8/07, Shlomi Fish m [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 May 2007, Dotan Mazor wrote: נדב, רשימה, שלום, Nadav Har'El wrote: This is not fair. Why did Shlomi post his specification, and *ask for

Re: יחסי ציבור ללינוקס

2007-02-28 חוט Steven Benmosh
What is needed, IMHO, is an internet cafes that are based on linux, where people could see different distros and also get installation advice and tech support (not necessarily for free), and test/use programs for an hourly fee. I think that the linux community should adapt with the times. I

Re: הזנב של הסוס - קול קורא לרוכב חדש

2007-02-22 חוט Steven Benmosh
Shir and all, Could you tell me a little about linux in education? I am not a computer scientist, but have been involved in education (adjunct professor of chemistry in two colleges) and would now like to start a project of linux education and computer education using linux. I think some places