[talk-ph] Software Freedom Day 2010

Noli Sicad nsicad at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 04:07:14 BST 2010


I think the UP Diliman program [1] is far better compare to
Melbourne,Australia program[2]

[1]http://sfdphilippines.org/program

http://www.sfd.org.au/melbourne/
[2]http://sfdmelb2010.eventbrite.com/

I think the Melbourne program is intended for non linux users.

Noli

On 9/18/10, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dang! Last time I checked (2 days ago), I didn't see the breakout
> session details.
> And since there isn't any mapping topic, I opt not to attend today.
>
> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> Does anybody know about the Software Freedom Day[1] happening today,
>> September 18 at UP Diliman? In the programme[2] there's a bunch of plenary
>> talks in the morning and in the afternoon are several breakout sessions.
>> In
>> the "FOSS Suites and Projects" breakout session, there's a topic titled
>> "Mapping Technologies". I wonder what this actually contains. I'm guessing
>> FOSS GIS software like QGIS. or Grass GIS.
>>
>> If there was a local chapter of OSGEO or FOSSGIS, I'm quite sure they
>> would
>> partner with this event. (But I think Maning would be the only person
>> there.
>> :-p)
>>
>> Anyway, I think that OpenStreetMap Philippines should have been involved
>> with this event now that we have a non-profit org. Practically all
>> OSM-centric software is FOSS. Maybe next year. :-)
>>
>> [1] http://sfdphilippines.org/
>> [2] http://sfdphilippines.org/program
>>
>>
>> ~Eugene
>>
>>
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