[Nottingham] [Talk] *TODAY* Wednesday 07/09/2011: What has FLOSS done for us?!

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Tue Sep 6 23:54:17 UTC 2011


Something for which we all should be interested in and that we all
should have a view about ...

*TODAY* Wednesday 07/09/2011:

> To paraphrase a certain famous quote:
>    “What has the GPL ever done for us?”
> Hopefully for more significance than The People's Front of Judea :-)
>> After the recent highly focused talk to the group by Dr Richard
>> Stallman (FSF) highlighting some aspects of our freedoms and the
>> compromises compromising those freedoms, this meeting is a chance to
>> discuss what *we* think… And also to see what all this means for the
>> world of software and IT and people in general.
>> FLOSS is certainly always in the news, and especially so at the moment
>> for various reasons...
>> What has FLOSS done for us?!
>> http://nlug.ml1.co.uk/2011/09/what-has-floss-done-for-us/533
>> For Free/Libre... Is there really only Dr Richard Stallman shouting
>> for our freedoms?
>> *What do you all think* ?

Further comment given on:

>> All at our discussion meeting at:
>> Fellows Morton and Clayton
>> 54 Canal Street
>> Nottingham, NG1 7EH
>> Telephone: 0115 9506795
>> To find us,  go through to the back of the pub and we’re up the spiral
>> staircase in the restaurant. Just ask one of the friendly bar staff
>> for NLUG if lost.
>> Food is also served through into the evening.
>> Wednesday 07/09/2011:
>>    7:30pm: Meet
>>    8:00pm: Talk
>>    9:00pm: General discussions

Cuddly Gnus, Penguins, and All welcome!


FLOSS: Free/Libre Open Source Software

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