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[Fsfe-uk] OSS Watch conference - Building Open Source Communities - 4 Ju

From: Stuart Yeates
Subject: [Fsfe-uk] OSS Watch conference - Building Open Source Communities - 4 July 2005
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 15:11:55 +0100
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Those of you connected with the higher and further education sectors
may be interested in this:

*Building Open Source Communities* - 4 July 2005

*Register today* http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/events/2005-07-04/

What characterises an open source software development community?
How does the licence choice affect the community that may arise? Why
is the Moodle community growing so quickly? These questions and more
will be addressed at the 4th OSS Watch conference on Monday, 4 July
2005, in Edinburgh. The programme includes:

* What is an open source software community?, Sebastian Rahtz, OSS Watch
* The impact of licence choice on community, Jim Farmer, Sakai and
* Co-located agile development, Helen Sharp and Hugh Robinson, The
Open University
* Serving Maths, Gustav Delius, The University of York
* Life and times in the Apache community, Andrew Savory, Luminas
* MoodleMoot, Sean Keogh, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice and UK
Moodle Partner and more

We are delighted that Bill Olivier, Development Director (Systems
and Technology), JISC, will be joining us to start proceedings and
engage with delegates throughout the day.

Attendance at the conference is free, but you must register in order
to attend http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/events/2005-07-04/

I look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh on 4 July.

Best wishes,

Randy Metcalfe

Stuart Yeates        address@hidden
OSS Watch                              http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/
Oxford Text Archive                         http://ota.ahds.ac.uk/

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