UK Open Source Academy opens.

Posted by salparadise on Oct 17, 2005 12:19 PM EDT; By salparadise
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Introduction This is the main Web site for the Open Source Academy, its aim is to encourage the use of Open Source software by local authorities throughout the United Kingdom. In addition, this server will be used to host pages for a similar initiative aimed at SME's across the EU.


The audiences for this site are:

* Local authority executives, staff and advisors * NGO's and Charities working with local authorities * System suppliers to local authorities


* don't use Open Source but want to know more about it * use Open source and are willing to share their experience * wish to be an active participant in the Open Source commons projects


The site has initially been developed using the out of the box accessibility features of Zope/Plone and is designed to work across a wide range of different computers and screen resolutions. The Web site has been designed to be visually consistent in a variety of different browsing software.

It is our intention that further improvements will be made to ensure this site complies with best practise taking into account the developing accessibility guidelines and standards . If you have any comments about this site please send them to Site Testing

The site has been tested using the following browsers and operating systems:


Firefox / Mozilla 5.0 *

Konqueror 3.3 *

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6+


Microsoft Windows XP and Windows 2000 *

SUSE under KDE Desktop environment

We welcome feedback from users of other modern browser software, particularly if you find something that doesn't work!

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