[Novalug] Fwd: [Ma-linux] DCLUG meeting reminder: this Wed May 20: Greg Dekoenigsberg at RedHat, on Open Source and Government
mhans at oqtol.com
Tue May 19 17:32:55 EDT 2009
As someone from Pittsburgh, yes your now an evildoer ;)
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On May 19, 2009, at 4:59 PM, "Jay Hart" <jhart at kevla.org> wrote:
> In case I'm not there, would someone please ask him who he likes to
> win the
> Cup?? I'll pulling for any team other then the FSCKING Penguins.
> If this
> makes me an evildoer, so be it.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Przemek Klosowski <przemek at jazz.ncnr.nist.gov>
>> Date: Tue, May 19, 2009 at 1:32 PM
>> Subject: [Ma-linux] DCLUG meeting reminder: this Wed May 20: Greg
>> Dekoenigsberg at RedHat, on Open Source and Government
>> To: dclug at tux.org, ma-linux at tux.org
>> Be sure to come to this meeting---Greg is a long-time Linux
>> developer that
>> was the main guy behind RedHat forming the Fedora foundation and
>> it to be the R&D testbed for future distributions. Greg has a lot of
>> interesting things to say, whether it's Linux or ice hockey.
>> The May 2009 meeting of Washington DC Linux user group will take
>> place on
>> Wednesday, May 20 at 7pm.
>> Greg Dekoenigsberg from RedHat will talk about role of Free and
>> Open Source
>> Software in Open Government.
>> The open government movement is quickly gaining strength. It's in
>> best interest to ensure the transparency and freedom of the technical
>> infrastructure that runs our federal, state and local governments.
>> Open source developers are uniquely qualified to lead this effort.
>> How can
>> open source developers participate in this movement today? What are
>> challenges that we must overcome to bring more open source
>> developers to the
>> open government movement?
>> The meeting location is our usual 2025 M street, NW in downtown DC.
>> There will be signs in front of the building. The location is
>> within 3
>> nearby Metro stops, both on the red (Dupont, Farragut North) and
>> blue/orange (Farragut West, Foggy Bottom [a bit of a hike]) lines.
>> Parking in the area is available for approximately $5; there's even
>> parking in the building itself. Street parking is free after 6:30pm,
>> but scarce. There's a parking lot at 23rd St. between M and L that is
>> not enforced after 7pm (people have successfully parked there for
>> years---no one we know was ticketed or towed yet, but it could
>> The meeting dates for 2009 are: Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 19, Sep 16, Oct
>> 21, Nov
>> 18 and Dec 16.
>> For other details, see our home page
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