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European Union Sponsors New FOSS Education Portal

“Heavily funded by the European Union, the Science, Education,
and Learning in Freedom (SELF) consortium launched the beta version
of its site this week with the motto, ‘Be SELFish, share your
knowledge!’ By the end of the year, SELF hopes to develop into the
Wikipedia of free learning materials, with a heavy emphasis on
material about open standards and free and open source software
(FOSS). All contributions, says David Megías, a Lecturer at
the University of Catalonia and one of the SELF’s organizers, will
be ‘encouraged and accepted, unless they have to be removed for
legal reasons.’ The twist here is that all contributions will be
evaluated by the community, so that users can assess the quality of
the materials that they are using…”

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