[clug] AGIMO seeks comments (again) on productivity software file formats

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Fri Feb 17 16:38:52 MST 2012

Stephen Walsh <steve at nerdvana.org.au> wrote:
> Yes, companies like Unisys, etc, provide similar services, but is
> unisys geared towards engineering systems support, not desktop floor
> walkers to show people how to do a mail merge in Libreoffice.

Two things:

1) Create a market demand for these services, they will fill it.

2) These floor walkers who show people how to do mail merges sound like
mythical creatures.

> You
> can't just take a dozen year 12 graduates and have them floor walk
> to help people with FOSS software, they need to be taught and
> trained, which is 3-6 months they aren't earning a full wage.

Because people are born with the skills to use Microsoft software and it
doesn't require training?
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