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Re: Looking for speakers for the First Debian Meeting

Hi Christoph, hi all,

On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 11:38:48AM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> Hmm. I could talk about an (unapproved controversial) vision for the
> future of opensource and Debian (which might be resulting in some more
> interesting flamewars)

Well, that kind of subjects will be treated in a more general way during
the Libre Software Meeting. There is already some themes about the problems
involved by the opensource (theme about the law, etc...). 

For the Debian's general issues, I imagine that our Leader may give a kind
of Speech from the Throne ;), and you will have 5 days and 4 nights to dispute
about the future of Debian. But, as I know that Debian is a bit inflammable,
the very (too) general issues will be discussed "around" the event, just in 
order to let you reconcile near a beer or a glass of wine...
> Or just very conservatively on using Debian for Network Diagnostics (SNMP,
> MON, diverse tools) and a certain opensource project at siteROCK involving
> Debian.

OK for the idea of these ones. I think that one conference can be dedicated
to show all the tremendous good things that can be done with a Debian 

For new projects, this is the place to speak about them, and, eventually,
to recruit. Can you be more precise ?

By the way, the FSF is now officially interested in the event, and it seems 
that RMS will be here :) (I do hope that he will make a conference about 
the HURD --- so Debian developers of the GNU/HURD : there are numerous
people interested in knowing this beast better...).

Thierry LARONDE <thierry.laronde@polynum.com>
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