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Web sprint begins

This morning the FSFE web sprint began. Last night we met and went to dinner at a very traditional (and remarkably cheap) Turkish restaurant, where we sat cross legged in the back room on patterned cushions and carpets, and ate a variety of stuffed flat breads, vine leaves, white cheese and salad.… Read the rest


Web Fridays

As part of an increased focus on improving FSFE’s websites, each Friday afternoon from this point on will be dedicated to working through issues and improvements to these services.

FSFE’s Berlin office staff, in addition to key members of the web team, will be available on the fellowship jabber channel for live discussion about web issues.… Read the rest


PDF Readers: Getting judgemental

During FSFE’s recent campaign to stop governments advertising proprietary PDF readers, a common question was raised by the public in emails and comments. “Can Free Software PDF readers match up to Adobe Acrobat Reader?” they ask. The implication of this question is that promoting alternatives to Adobe, whether they be Free Software (FS) or not, is only reasonable if they are ‘as good as’ (e.g.… Read the rest