The head of South Africa’s government open source working group, the chief technical officer of the State IT Agency (Sita) and The Shuttleworth Foundation, have laid a complaint with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for excluding non-Internet Explorer users from it website.

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Created by anna 11 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 5 weeks ago
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11 years 5 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago


So they should

I can well understand South Africa's angst about a M$ that said that South Africans were too stupid to use anything but Microsoft, but this is ridiculous and counter-productive.

It is silly to ignore the reality that most SA computer-users will be using Windows and won't be able to read their site.

It is counter-productive to attempt to appeal to computer-users by forcing them to change systems. These are M$ tactics and they have no place in the Free Software universe.

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