[opensource] minutes

a.lathrop lathrop.11 at osu.edu
Fri Jan 6 12:30:23 EST 2006


Here are the minutes from last night's meeting...

OSU Open Source Club
January 5, 2006

Came to order at 7:09pm

Attendees:

	Jim Dinin 	(Benevolent Dictator)
	Andy Lathrop 	(Secretary)
	Alex Lingo 	(Treasurer)
	Adam
	Anthony
	Paul
	Tobias
	Corey
	Chris
	Anne
	
Discussion:

	- Introductions
		What is your favorite caffeinated beverage?
	- Office space / Office hours
	- Discussion leaders
	- Free Association
		"What comes to mind when I say 'Open Source'?"
		* Crappy GUIs
		* Middle-aged + beard (Stallman?)
		* Linux
		* The Daemon
		* Command Lines
		* Fast Patches
		* VIM
		* Licenses (BSD, LGPL/GPL, MIT X-Windows)
		* Community
		* Free (Freedom, Beer)
		* Firefox
		* Sourceforge
		* Freshmeat
		* Slashdot
	- Richard Stallman Interview
		Media Players
		Being able to read your files (now/later)
		Why should anyone care about OSS in the face of war, poverty, etc...?
		Embedded systems (Cysco, Linux, Routers)
		RIAA (obligatory)
	- Slashdot (w00t!)
		Coldplay copy protection (EVIL EVIL EVIL EVIL EVIL OMGWTF)

Meeting Adjourned after I (Andy) left @ 8:35pm.

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