Tag: open-source

Apr 23 2010

“The Thing about Volunteers and Civility” (#modernperlbooks.com)

I copy the post The Thing about Volunteers and Civility by chromatic on modernperlbooks.com. Though the text refers to aspects of the Perl community, I believe the message is more general. The formatting (numbered list, etc) is mine. The thing about volunteers is that they don’t have to do what they’re doing. If you’re getting …

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Oct 07 2008

Προβληματικές συμπεριφορές γύρω από το hellug

(σχετική δημοσίευση) Δε λαμβάνω τακτικά φαν μέηλ, ωστόσο όταν λαμβάνω, τα διαβάζω με προσοχή. (Κάντε κλικ στο σύνδεσμο παρακάτω για περισσότερα) Ενημέρωση 18 Οκτ 2008: Θα ήθελα εδώ να κάνω μια περίληψη όσων έχουν ειπωθεί. Η αντίδρασή μου είναι στο ύφος ατόμων που είναι γύρω από το Hellug, όταν συζητούν σε λίστες όπως public@hellug.gr. Μπορείτε …

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May 13 2008

thersa.org.uk, infected.

The screenshot shows the thersa.org.uk website has been infected, and users that visit it end up running in their browsers malicious JavaScript code. The code loads Javascript files from the .cn and the .la domains. There is a reference in one of the files to a cookie named killav (Kill Antivirus?) that may disable some …

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Mar 10 2008

Greek Campaign for Open-Source Software

mathe.ellak.gr is an campaign to promote free and open-source software to the Greek-speaking audience. The purpose of the campaign is to provide a short and concise message to the visitors; and also helps to direct people to the website when they show interest about FLOSS. It comes with logos of different sizes that you can …

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Feb 29 2008

FOSDEM ’08, summary and comments

I attended FOSDEM ’08 which took place on the 23rd and 24th of February in Brussels. Compared to other events, FOSDEM is a big event with over 4000 (?) participants and over 200 lectures (from lightning talks to keynotes). It occupied three buildings at a local university. Many sessions were taking place at the same …

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Dec 11 2007

ert-archives.gr: “Linux/Unix operating systems are not supported”

ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) is the national radio/television organisation of Greece. ERT recently made available online part of its audio and video archive, at the website http://www.ert-archives.gr/ When browsing the website from Linux, you were blocked with a message that Linux/Unix operating systems are not supported. This message was appearing due to User-Agent filtering. Even …

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