"The final talk on Saturday at aKademy 2007 was from Patrick
Harvie, a Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Green Party.
While not a technical wizard like most of the other talks of the
day, Patrick was able to describe to us the attitudes to free
software from the Government he is elected to keep an eye on, and
how the work of KDE developers applies to more than just software.
Read on for a summary of his talk.
"Like most people he used to think computers equals windows,
since that is what you see every day when you switch your computer
on. In schools we are teaching our young people that this is what
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