[BSDCert] International Extension and general invasion.
jpb at sixshooter.v6.thrupoint.net
Thu Nov 11 21:12:30 EST 2010
* David Crosswell <david.crosswell2 at gmail.com> [2010-11-11 18:28]:
> As a first post, I thought I would just provide a copy and paste of
> something I sent to the Dragonfly list, by way of introduction:
> "I have a project in mind.
> I recently qualified, here in Australia, as a Cert. IV, Trainer/Assessor.
> This is the course featured here, which will give you some idea of what that
> I've been involved with Debian for some years, so not entirely new to the
> Open Source area.
> I'm running PC-BSD at present, just having a look, although posting this
> from a Windows piece of filth in an internet cafe
> because I'm moving house and don't have 'net access at present.
> What I'm looking at doing is getting up and running with the new BSD
> certification programme, as featured recently in BSDMag,
> forming that up into a registered training package in a similar format to
> those featured here:
> and training others up on that, while doing server installations into
> commercial situations to keep my head above water.
Great project, and sorely needed. We get a number of requests
for training, and do not have the resources right now
to develop a comprehensive program.
> Doing the BSD cert up as a registered training package would do a number of
> things, not least in having it accepted as
> an established 'qualification' here in conventional 'establishment' eyes,
> but also in facilitating a greater exposure of Dragonfly
> into a wider training environment and ongoing adoption into areas such as
> large corporate and govt. projects.
There are several things to consider. Hit me up off list.
> I thought I'd contact the list to find out if there would be people here
> that would be interested in assisting me with getting my
> knowledge within the DragonflyBSD environment up and running as quickly as
> possible in order to achieve this.
> I'd be classified as a bit of a newbie, but I've been round the lists for a
> while so I know I don't fit into the luser category.
> I don't expect anybody to do it for me."
> Dave Crosswell.
This weekend is the NYCBSDCon conference so a fair number
of BSDCert people will be busy. If you don't get a lots
of replies, that's probably why. We are definitely interested
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