[Cialug] Installfest thought

Chris Hilton chris129 at cs.iastate.edu
Fri Jun 3 20:19:44 CDT 2005

I think Raymond's views on the matter will work better at the science
center.  RMS is far too preachy, we need talk about the economics.  Talk
about things like the percentages of code that's actually written to
white-box sell (Raymond says 5%).

On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 16:39 -0500, Theron Conrey wrote:
> cialug at cialug.org wrote:
> >>On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, Kevin C. Smith wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Anyone done any teaching or a similar presentation who could do it?
> >>>Before I called the Science Center I would want to have a presentation
> >>>topic
> >>>and presenter (no me) to offer up.
> >>>I think having a presentation period during the Install Fest no matter
> >>>where
> >>>we do it is a good idea. May make it more interesting.
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>I would be happy to do one.
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >We could use the new Wiki to pull it together as a group.
> >We need a topic.
> >I suggest either "History of Open Source" or "History of Linux".
> >
> >  
> >
> If we are going to do this a good topic that is relavent to people there 
> will be what is "Free Software" and what does it do for me.  I'm no RMS 
> nor would I ever want to claim to be, however it's important I believe 
> that we address this from not only a Linux angle, but a free software 
> one as well.
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