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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] blag n'est pas mort. Vive blag

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] blag n'est pas mort. Vive blag
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 22:00:40 +1030

On Sun, 21 Feb 2010 13:08:04 -0500
Abdur-Rahman Morgan <address@hidden> wrote:

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> On 02/20/2010 07:18 PM, Karl Goetz wrote:
> > On Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:44:08 -0500
> > Abdur-Rahman Morgan <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> >> Good Day All,
> >>
> >> I am Abdur-Rahman Morgan(tearms), a 28 year 21st century
> >> technosapien, from Brooklyn, NY, USA. I am ... behind BLAG and
> >> will be contributors to next release, BLAG 120k.
> >>
> >> Over the past week and a half as several members and I have been
> >> working on our setup with Koji, I was disturbed to hear about A.J
> > 
> > Koji?
> Koji will be BLAG the build system, which Fedora presently uses

Ah, ok.

> >> Initially, I saw the event being hosted by each Free Software
> >> Foundation with individuals having a space to gather physically
> >> while users listen to presentations live while simultaneously being
> >> streamed in real-time. Free Software Distribution could follow the
> > 
> > This does require lots of bandwidth, and an FSF of some sort near
> > by.
> samgee, recommended that an Ubuntu Open Week Format might be more
> feasible.

my understanding of that format is irc+streaming audio?

> >> Foundation's. It seems that some devs will not be able to attend
> >> libre-planet and my goals with FSDCon is to have a space where we
> >> can all meet first and discuss what it is to become.
> > 
> > I assume the 'all meet first' here refers to the streaming audio
> > (otherwise the sentence makes no sense to me).
> This was in reference to all the devs/contributors of each distro meet
> first to plan the format for FSDCON, topics, etc.,. A meet on IRC
> first in a channel called gnu-linux-libre seems logical or we can
> just meet in the BLAG channel on Indymedia.

I'm already on freenode and oftc (fsf/gnu are on freenode).

> >> The purpose of FSDCon is to provide the community with a space
> >> where all users can understand the state of Free Software
> >> Distributions and initiatives where they can contribute to them
> >> and FSFs' and I have not set idea of when it is to take place. I
> >> want that decision to be made based on discussing areas where we
> >> can collaborate which has more of a priority, especially as BLAG
> >> hashes issues with its infrastructure. We have been actively
> >> addressing different issues and they will continue in at our
> >> weekly meetings. A strong infrastructure is vital to our long-term
> >> success and I would be interested in seeing how we each structure
> >> things to discuss areas of strengths and weaknesses we can
> >> benefit, learn and work together to ensure fluid communication if
> >> there are areas we have problems.
> > 
> > a thread here about the infrastructure distros use would be
> > interesting to me.
> I agree. Perhaps these types of questions from a recent forum post in
> BLAG. Some
> distros already have these questions answered in your FAQ's.

I'll have a look tomorrow.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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