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Overtaking Proprietary Software Without Writing Code

"a few rough insights on sharpening free software"

Veröffentlicht am: 13.01.2008, 01:00 Uhr
Präsentation vom: 30.12.2007, 12:45 Uhr

Teilnehmer: Olivier Cleynen

Abstract: Free or "Open-Source" software, and in particular Linux, is doing extremely well technically. However, it fails to secure a significant portion of the protected, lucrative software market, especially for end-users. Can Free Software finally make a full entry into our society? The main obstacles to overcoming the domination of proprietary software, most of them non-technical, require thinking outside of code-writing. "Overtaking Proprietary Software Without Writing Code" will relate experience gained from the activities of the GNU/Linux Matters non-profit, and provide some hands-on advice for community members, taking a handful of relevant examples.

Speakers: Olivier Cleynen
Language: en
Date: 2007-12-30
Time: 12:45
Room: Saal 3

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