Meeting #11 announcement: South African FOSS Landscape

Topic: South African FOSS Landscape
Speaker: Karl Fischer
Date: 12 April 2010
Time: 18:30 for 19:00
Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building.

PLUG and Software Freedom Day veteran Karl Fischer (also of fandroid.org fame) will be giving a talk about Free and Open Source Software in South Africa. This promises to be interesting and locally relevant. Hope to see you all there!

For directions (including an aerial photograph) please see the meetings page.

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Howdy,
Ask questions now then I can cover it in my talk.

Karl

Hi Karl

Right now, three questions come to mind:

What is the state and relevance of locally built Linux distros?
Have SA government FOSS policies been implemented and shown benefits?
Has anyone had success invalidating local software patents?

I’ll let you know if I think of more :-)

Regards,
Simeon.

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