[clug] Software Freedom Day 2007

David Symons david.symons at liberatedcomputing.net
Tue May 8 04:28:30 GMT 2007

On 5/8/07, Paul Wayper <paul.wayper at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Software Freedom Day this year is September the 15th, and in a burst of
> enthusiasm I've registered as team leader for the Canberra team.  Read
> all about it at http://softwarefreedomday.org/, and add to the team page
> at http://softwarefreedomday.org/teams/oceania/au/Canberra.  Please let
> me know if you're interested in coming and I'll update the team
> information to get that many free T-shirts.

That's great Paul!  Put me down.

I think it's the same as last year in that we get 2 free T-Shirts.  I
ended up dividing the cost of the additional shirts amongst all the

I have some of the stall decorations from last year - laminated prints
of various FOSS Logos - stowed away and ready for re-use.

> I'm not trying to preempt the other people who ran this last year, just
> getting started so that we can get more involvement and more ideas.

No sweat.  I agree with running a stall at a computer fair again - it
was an excellent opportunity for "high touch" contact with an IT-savvy

That said, it's not necessarily an audience of IT
influencers/decison-makers.  Ideas on an activity that can reach them
are most welcome.  Having SFD mentioned in local media is important in
this regard.

Cheers, Dave.

PS. Are you sure there's no dancing on in Gundagai this year?  :P
(Sorry, couldn't resist.)
David Symons
Canberra, Australia

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