[LINK] Fwd: Software Freedom Day, September 15th 2007
lucychili at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 00:28:48 EST 2007
Yes I think the school calendar has it as Friday 14 and SFD have it as
The calendar was done before the final date was announced. Given its a
world event there will be people around doing it on AUSunday too so I
guess its a bit of a stretched day. We will be doing it in Mt Gambier
and Mawson Lakes on the Saturday 15.
On 7/20/07, Stephen Loosley <stephen at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> At 12:09 PM 20/07/2007, Margaret writes:
> A very excited Year 8 student reminded me today that we have to start
> planning for Software Freedom Day in September, and that this year the
> T-shirts are lime green!
> Last year our Year 7/8 Computer Club at St. Mxxxx's planned the
> celebration for the Friday before SFD (this year it is the 14th September):
> * Students made an advertisement for SFD, with the Farnham song "Freedom".
> * They presented their advertisement at assembly and spoke about SFD and
> what OpenSource means.
> * We had the Open CD and Ubuntu disks to hand out on the day (but this
> year we are taking donations for a charity for DVD's).
> * We also did a video stream from our multimedia room into the school
> canteen area where the students demonstrated how easy it was to use
> Firefox, OpenOffice, Gimp and Audacity.
> We got T-shirts for the kids and had orange balloons to go with the colour
> theme for the day. We celebrated SFD on the Friday before the actual day.
> Not sure what we will do this year, but the kids seem enthused!
> International site: http://softwarefreedomday.org/
> Wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_Freedom_Day
> Melbourne team page: http://softwarefreedomday.org/teams/oceania/au/Melbourne
> Cheers, people
> Stephen Loosley
> Victoria, Australia
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