Local groups have often organized meetings in schools or local libraries to introduce the Free Software movement. With the Advocacy Project, Fellows can build on 20 years of experience advocating Free Software to bring the movement to newer generations.
Archive for October, 2006
The agenda of the meeting has been set by FSFE and by Fellows together.
- Morning: eZ Publish workshop, with eZ experts
- 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
- Afternoon: Special announcement by FSFE
- A report from FSFE Team about ongoing issues
- Advancing the Advocacy project: improve the material, involve more Fellows and gather ideas for local actions
- Dinner with all Fellows present and FSFE Team members
More info is available here.
A (incomplete) list of participants is available here: add yourself to the list if you are coming.
Information on how to reach Bolzano and special deals for accomodation and food are online on this website.
The train station is Bolzano/Bozen (without other extensions).
Don't forget to look at the interactive map to get an idea of where to go for hotel/hostel and the conference venue once in Bolzano.
This means also that the first time you receive an email from somebody, there will be a delay in delivery (usually around 30 minutes, depending on the configuration of the sending email host). Afterwards email will go through immediately.
We hope this will be an acceptable price to pay for people to push back on the flood of spam that we've seen in the past week in particular. Some of us were simply drowning.
Yesterday we hit a major issue and had to restore the backups. Things are not set yet and but most (if not all) content should be safe. We will inform you when the crisis is over. We are looking for new hardware too.
Fellow Alejandro Serrano helped improve the event system by installing and customizing an agenda-like extension. Other feature are being added, next one will be the anti-spam system to enable anonymous comments to the blogs.
It's just been announced that the 5th international GPLv3 conference
will be held on November 21 and 22, in Akihabara UDX Conference Room
A+B, Tokyo, Japan.
The four previous international GPLv3 conferences were held in:
- August: Bangalore, India
- June: Barcelona, Europe
- April: Porto Alegre, Brazil
- January: USA, North America
All transcripts include the subsequent Q&A session except for
the January transcript, which is 90 minutes on its own.