Category Archives: Drupal

Library Open Source Webinars (FYI/RFC)

Today is the first of the Library Open Source Webinars run by WiLS. It takes place in a few hours (2pm CST, which I think is 14:00:00-0600, or 20:00:00Z) and costs USD25 per session or USD100 for all six. Future … Continue reading

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Recent Events: London LinuxExpo, Toronto Free Software and Open Source Symposium, Public Sector Online, Get Online Day, the Global Financial Crisis, c&binet

Today’s the last day for the Gov.UK Consultation on Forced ISP Snooping: Please Say NO. I didn’t get to LinuxExpo, partly because of Monday Machine-Mangling Madness but I saw LinuxExpo 2008 — Robert Castelo from the Drupal point-of-view. I also … Continue reading

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Lots of Days: Software Freedom, British Food and World Peace

Today is Software Freedom Day. It is also the start of British Food Fortnight. (Tip to total coverage cooperative.) There is an open day 11-3 at Thatchers Cider, near here in Sandford. (To get there from Worle by bike, leave … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Attractions: Software Cooperative Events for Late 2008

Some interesting events that I’ve heard about recently, with a bit of a focus on software, cooperatives and the South-West:- Bristol Knowledge Unconference: Friday 5th September 2008 * Tour of Britain, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, Tuesday 9th September – other UK locations … Continue reading

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SPI Meeting Announcement and Why People Don’t Join SPI

Jimmy Kaplowitz writes: “Software in the Public Interest, Inc., will hold a public board of directors meeting on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 19:00 UTC. [...] SPI meetings are held on the OFTC IRC network, irc.oftc.net, in #spi. [...] Agenda“ A … Continue reading

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SPI Election Result and Apology

Regular readers may remember that I stood in the board election of Software in the Public Interest, the main democratic free software corporation, a few weeks ago. Well, the result is posted with David Graham and Jimmy Kaplowitz are re-elected. … Continue reading

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Why people do and don’t join SPI?

I just asked this question over on another site and thought I’d widen it to here:- I’m standing for election to the board of Software in the Public Interest this month, so I was wondering how many users who contribute … Continue reading

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LugRadio Live Event Review, Part Web2.0

m4s0n501 LUGRadioLive 2008 by sheilaellen (cc-by-2.0) One aspect I didn’t mention in the LugRadio Live Event Review was how old-fashioned it seemed in some ways. I guess I’ve got used to seeing conferences experimenting with various web2.0 toys like live-blogging, … Continue reading

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Standing for Election to SPI Board Again

Software in the Public Interest is a US tax-exempt not-for-profit organisation that supports a number of free software projects that I like – including debian, GNUstep and drupal – and it’s one of the most open and democratic free software … Continue reading

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