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World Summit of The Information Society
By jonas, Section GNU-Friends
Posted on Sun Sep 28th, 2003 at 08:53:38 GMT
"When asked why he could see so far, Sir Isaac Newton replied that he was standing on the shoulders of giants. Imagine a world where those giants refuse to let him stand on their shoulders," said Georg Greve, president of the Free Software Foundation Europe, in one of the five minute slots that civil society representatives were given before governments started negotiating. Read more at The Register.

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Free Software licensing and the GNU GPL seminar
By jbn, Section GNU-Friends
Posted on Sat Jul 19th, 2003 at 15:18:20 GMT
From the webpage: On August 8, 2003 Daniel Ravicher, of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP and Bradley M. Kuhn, Executive Director of FSF will present a one-day seminar titled "Free Software Licensing and the GNU GPL."

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Licensing issues with Xfree86's fork
By a member of the hurd, Section GNU-Friends
Posted on Sat Jun 28th, 2003 at 18:49:42 GMT
Licensing issues are being discussed in Xfree86's fork forums. The questions on the presence of propietary software in Xfree86's source tree, or the imposition of licensing all contributions under a non-copylefted license come to place now. One of the most relevant things people could expect of Xfree86's fork is a change in their politics. Wether the Xfree86's fork will inherit the same problems Xfree86 has is something being discussed in the fork's forums at this time.

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GNU/FreeBSD progress
By a member of the hurd, Section GNU-Friends
Posted on Fri Jun 20th, 2003 at 18:11:10 GMT
As seen in DebianPlanet, the Debian folks have recently made some progress in creating a GNU/FreeBSD (that is, the GNU variant that uses FreeBSD's kernel) Debian distribution using the GNU C library as a base. There's currently an experimental base system tarball, an APT repository and a website summarizing the status of the port.

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Fourth Annual GUADEC in Dublin, Ireland.
By a member of the hurd, Section GNU-Friends
Posted on Tue May 20th, 2003 at 05:31:46 GMT
The GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC) www.guadec.org begins in less than a month at Trinity College in Dublin from June 16-18, 2003. If you are planning to attend and have not yet registered, please do so at: http://www.guadec.org/register.php

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Monday February 9th
ˇ 5th International Free Software Forum call for papers

Saturday February 7th
ˇ GIMP Project looking for beta testers for 2.0 release

Wednesday January 28th
ˇ Public GNU/Hurd machine available to Hurd and Debian developers

Thursday January 1st
ˇ AGNULA to develop free music database

Tuesday December 9th
ˇ Free/Libre & Open Source Software In Education [FLOSSIE] Conference

Sunday September 28th
ˇ World Summit of The Information Society

Saturday July 19th
ˇ Free Software licensing and the GNU GPL seminar

Saturday June 28th
ˇ Licensing issues with Xfree86's fork

Friday June 20th
ˇ GNU/FreeBSD progress

Tuesday May 20th
ˇ Fourth Annual GUADEC in Dublin, Ireland.

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