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
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
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
I’ve published a new badge/button for attendees of this year’s Free Society Conference in Gothenburg. I added it to the new promotional materials page of the FSCONS.org website. Expect some leaflets to follow soon. Enjoy!
As coordinator of the new editorial team at FSFE, I have recently been working to put in place a new system for the management of tasks and documents for publication on the foundation’s website. Below is a brief update of progress, and my current thoughts on the subject.… Read the rest