[FredLUG] Re: SFD things to remember
chrisod at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 13:23:35 EDT 2008
Kind of sort of related to FOSS...I'm a front page story today on
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Peter Larsen wrote:
> Great list Paul!
> Peter Larsen <ego.alter at gmail.com <mailto:ego.alter at gmail.com>>
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> *From*: Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com
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> *Subject*: [FredLUG] SFD things to remember
> *Date*: Sun, 07 Sep 2008 13:58:20 -0400
> >From the Software Freedom Day web site:
> Some guidelines to make SFD a positive celebration:
> * DO present the capabilities and practical benefits of FOSS.
> * DO NOT pretend that FOSS is perfect for everyone or everything.
> * DO have the ability to present FOSS ideology clearly and
> concisely to interested people.
> * DO NOT beat uninterested people over the head with ideology;
> this will confuse and intimidate them. Instead...
> * DO let the quality of the software speak for itself and its
> * DO have demo machines present if possible.
> * DO your best to connect people with a local FOSS community.
> * DO provide contact information for your SFD team so people can
> subsequently contact you for more information.
> * DO get contact information from interested and willing people,
> so you can proactively follow-up with them later.
> * DO proactively follow-up with people who attend your SFD event.
> * DO find and cooperate with other SFD teams in your area.
> * DO start other SFD teams in your area - this is cooperation, not
> * DO NOT -- seriously -- DO NOT bash Microsoft or SCO or any other
> false Great Satan. Software Freedom Day is not about any
> individual companies or people; Software Freedom Day is a
> positive community celebration of Software Freedom.
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