Ubuntu Virginia Team meeting reminder
panickedthumb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 03:36:24 GMT 2009
Yeah, sorry about that. Jim and I both had to be away. I'm hoping work stops
sucking and we can get more turnout.
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:08 PM, Dustin <1m.0n.f1r3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue March 17 2009 7:30:48 pm Chuck Peters wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Dustin <1m.0n.f1r3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > There will be an Ubuntu Virginia team meeting at 7pm on Tuesday. Try to
> > > be there. Thanks!
> > It's past 7 now and no one is saying anything.
> > I would like to make a few suggestions.
> > 1. When announcing a meeting please post details like: It's on IRC
> > #ubuntu-us-va and the topic is X.
> > 2. This group or at least whomever has worked on the web pages seems to
> > have missed the point of what LoCo is supposed to be about somewhat.
> > See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/USTeams and
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DigitalFreedom, and
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/VirginiaTeam.
> > The "About Us" Virginia page states:
> > The Virginia Team advocates the use of Open Source software and Ubuntu
> > Linux in the State of Virginia. This is done through CD Distribution,
> > expansion and user-base support.
> > Do you all understand the differences between Digital freedom, Free
> > Software and Open Source? The differences can be somewhat subtle, but
> > are not the same and have very significant differences.
> > One thing that has happened due to OSI is a proliferation of licensees,
> > thats great if you are a lawyer but it has somewhat corrupted the meaning
> > of "Free Software." The FSF.org warned about prolifilation of licenses
> > prior to opensource existing.
> > Another very significant difference is that opensource can more easlily
> > have a proprietary version of the software based on the opensource code
> > not provide the code to others.
> > So how about cleaning up the page to include links to FSF and not
> > opensource.org? Or make that the topic for the next meeting?
> > Chuck
> I'll be sure to fix that. Interestingly enough. It looked kind of generic
> because I was hoping to automate the announcement with KAlarm (to remove
> possibility of forgetting). I shouldn't have forgotten to mention where it
> though ... that was definitely a mistake. Will have to fix that now.
> I feel bad though, of all times to take a catnap I did it when the meeting
> going to take place... Not that it would have mattered because you're the
> person who was there.
> "I refuse to be part of a society that encourages the rampant abuse of its
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