This evening a series of promos for NRK/Skole, a kind of educational version of YouTube running on Ontopia, will run on national TV in Norway. Specifically, on NRK1 at 1857, 2043, and 2257. The purpose is the promos is to make more students and teachers aware of the service now that school is starting again after summer.
If you can’t receive Norwegian TV, you can watch the promo here. Sadly, the promo entirely fails to mention Ontopia.
The 5.0.0 release received quite a bit of attention, and has been written about in a number of different places:
In addition, the release was widely noted on Twitter.
The end result was that we have had 334 downloads in 5 days, which is not bad. Only one problem has been reported so far: some tests fail for some users.
Teknisk Ukeblad, a Norwegian engineering magazine with roughly 300,000 subscribers, published an article about Ontopia going open source.
The Norwegian Open Source Competence Center wrote about the article in their blog.
Reports from various participants at the kickoff have now started to appear:
Still waiting for more reports in the press. Will post here when they appear.