[BALUG-Admin] Chris Dibona @ BALUG (8/19)
Mon Aug 11 11:34:44 PDT 2008
All BALUG events, and Linux centric events in general.
On 2008 Aug 11 (Mon) at 11:32:23 -0700 (-0700), Andrew Fife wrote:
:Copying in balug-admin so that you're request will be documented publicly.
:To clarify, is the objection to any BALUG event, or just Linux centric
:meetings? This particular meeting is about Open Source programs at Google
:and not Linux specifically. As the SFOBUG list admin, we are happy to
:respect whatever you prefer, just let us know.
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:From: Peter Hessler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
:Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 11:25 AM
:To: Andrew Fife
:Subject: Re: Chris Dibona @ BALUG (8/19)
:please do not post linux posts to an openbsd group. thanks.
:On 2008 Aug 11 (Mon) at 10:50:15 -0700 (-0700), Andrew Fife wrote:
::Chris Dibona will be speaking at BALUG next Tuesday (8/19). Chris DiBona
::is the open source programs manager at Mountain View, Ca. based Google,
::where his team oversees license compliance, promotes developer outreach,
::supports the open source community through programs such as the Google
::Summer of Code and oversees OSS releases on Google Code. (full bio below)
::So, if you'd like to join us please RSVP:
::Well, don't worry we won't turn you away, but the RSVPs really help the
::Four Seas Restaurant plan the meal and they ensure that we're able to eat
::upstairs in the private banquet room.
:: August 19th, 2008 (Next Tuesday)
:: Four Seas Restaurant
:: 731 Grant Ave.
:: San Francisco, CA 94108
:: Easy $5 PARKING: Portsmouth Square Garage at 733 Kearny
::Cost: The meetings are always free, but dinner is $13
::Chris Dibona's full bio:
::Chris DiBona is the open source programs manager at Mountain View, Ca.
::based Google, where his team oversees license compliance, promotes
::developer outreach, supports the open source community through
::such as the Google Summer of Code and oversees OSS releases on Google
::Mr. DiBona is an internationally known advocate of open source software
::and related methodologies. He occasionally appears on the This Week in
::Tech and Cranky Geeks podcasts. He is a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan
::School of Management and has a masters in software engineering from
::Carnegie Mellon University. Additionally, he serves on the advisory board
::of imeem, a San Francisco, Ca. based social networking firm.
::Before joining Google, Mr. DiBona was an editor and author for the
::Slashdot.org . Additionally, he coedited the award-winning essay
::compilations "Open Sources" and "Open Sources 2.0" and writes for several
::publications. He was the host of Floss Weekly with Leo Laporte and made a
::number of appearances on TechTV's "The Screensavers"
::His personal blog can be found at
::http://dibona.com and he can be reached via email via email@example.com
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