Fabulously FOSDEM, for FREE

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Feb 21, 2008 GMT
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It's a party in Belgium and you're invited! If you can't attend The Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting, a.k.a. FOSDEM, then kick back with a cup of coffee and tune in for the Linux Pro Magazine FREE Internet stream.

What? FOSDEM '08 live on the Internet
When? February 23 - 24
Where? Brussels, Belgium (via the live stream from the comfort of your computer)

Linux Pro Magazine is broadcasting the main conference track of FOSDEM '08 live on the Internet. Streaming starts Saturday, February 23, 10:00 AM (CET).

FOSDEM '08, the European Developer conference, is a free, non-commercial event organized by volunteers from the community. This annual event in Brussels is attended by a range of developers from well-known open source projects and gives developers an opportunity to introduce their latest developments and roadmaps.

Tune in for the Live Stream to watch the following:

  • Tux with Shades, Linux in Hollywood – Gabrielle Pantera
  • How a large scale open source project works – Robert Watson
  • Status update of Software Patents – Pieter Hintjens
  • The Endgame – FOSDEM Staff

Programming Languages:

  • Perl 6 – Patrick Michaud
  • Unicoding With PHP 6 – Andrei Zmievski
  • JRuby – Charles Oliver Nutter

Build Systems:

  • Hudson – Kohsuke Kawaguchi
  • SCons – Steven Knight
  • CMake – Bill Hoffman


  • Conary Packaging: Simply Powerful – Michael K. Johnson
  • PackageKit – Richard Hughes
  • Application virtualization with next-generation Klik – Kurt Pfeifle

For the program and more information about the live stream, see:

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