[BALUG-Talk] Linux Users' Group of Davis, October 18th: "Overcoming repeated failure and attaining success in an open source project"

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Thu Oct 7 10:36:06 PDT 2010


The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) will be holding its next meeting on:

  Monday
  October 18, 2010
  7:00pm - 9:00pm


The meeting will be held at:

  Explorit Nature Center
  3141 5th Street
  Davis, California 95616


Presentation:

  "Overcoming repeated failure and attaining success in an open source project"
  by Joe Eagar of the Blender "bmesh" project

  Joe is a developer with the "Blender" project, a free open source 3D
  content creation suite.  Joe is spearheading the "bmesh" project, which
  is a rewrite of the mesh modeler to allow n-sided polygons and easier,
  more flexible modeling workflows.
 
  This talk will present a history of the mesh rewrite project, and how the
  failure of the first two attempts were ultimately good for the project.


For more details on this meeting, visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/explorit/


About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  Since 1999, LUGOD has held regular meetings with guest speakers
  in Davis, California, as well as other events in Davis and the greater
  Sacramento region.  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/


-- 
Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
http://www.lugod.org/

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