[Tuglist] Re: Tuglist digest, Vol 1 #172 - 1 msg
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 17:11:13 +0530
Can I get a authorized contact from where we can buy Y and
YTeX 2.2 software?
Preferably in Mumbai.
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> Hi Raj,
> As I told you on the phone , I cant seem to be getting mail to and
> fro firstname.lastname@example.org . Can you check it out?
> The message below is pretty urgent. Can you get it on the list. With
> your cooperation, we'll be able to host Caturanga on 8th sep. We also
> need to make a budget. I remember receiving TUG budget but
> misplaced. Is it available somewhere?
> Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (MGAHV), New
> Delhi is hosting Caturanga2002 , its annual conference on Computing
> and the Liberal Arts on 8th September, 2002 at Trivandrum, just after
> TUG2002. The focus of the Conference will be on the philosophy of
> Free Software. The conference shall also discuss about the
> developments in the multilingual computing scenario. We think that
> this philosophy needs to be applied in more fields besides
> software. Hence, we plan to have a gathering of free software people
> and people from various other fields (Writers, Musicians, Artists
> The discussion will focus around the Free Software philosiphy, its
> manifestations, Counterparts in other fields, Licences (e.g. GPL ),
> IPR etc. The first part of the morning session can have introductory
> talks on the philosophy for participants from other fields followed
> by the discussion. The afternoon session will also invite
> talks/presentations on the developments in multilingual computing
> e.g. The Omega typesetting system. We wish to invite some writers
> and workers in field like painting music dance etc. and discuss the
> basic logic of ' free' in free software. Background paper will be
> circulated but some of the major points are as follows:
> a) A restricted access delimit the directions and spatialities of
> knowledge of any kind and endanger its species. For instance of a
> particular kind of footstroke or percussion style in confined to a
> single family, it will die out in course of time. In India itself we
> have several examples.
> b) Variformity as a value will disappear if knowledge packaging is
> not free.
> c) Inequalities should not be legetimized.
> d) Qualitative advancement in impossible without freedom because
> knowledge is cumulative. ince about the only working example at
> global level is provided by the free software people, we will be
> grateful for your help in concretizing the idea of this meeting and
> participating in it.
> Possible topics are :
> 1) Free, open-source, and share-ware : Approaches to the pragmatics
> of knowledge.
> 2) The economics of free knowledge packaging.
> 3) Can there be free paintings, free music, free dance............?
> 4) Who owns a book?
> 5) Patenting the pythogorean theorem and many others.
> We will be grateful for an early reply.
> Amitabh Trehan
> for the Caturnga Secretariat
> Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalatya
> New Delhi.
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