To everyone who already sponsor my #OpenSource work: thank you!
Wine 9.0 has a first Release Candidate released https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2023/12/wine-90-has-a-first-release-candidate-released/
Join us, won't you? We're nice and we've been around for a year -- which is like a decade in fediverse time.
TODAY! Friday Dec 8 is final day for submissions to the @fosdem #EU Policy devroom. In a refreshing format designed to directly engage policy makers and @FOSS developers, CFP seeks ideas and engagement, not talking heads, to envision improved public consultation. Also seeking volunteer rapporteurs. Please share. #FOSS #opensource #publicpolicy #CyberResilienceAct #PLA #DigitalMarket #InteroperableEurope https://fosdem.org/2024/schedule/track/eu-policy/
Does AWS worry about the poor business model of many open source projects? Nalley sighs. [...]
“Inside AWS we have the concept of strategic open source projects. [...] We don’t want to learn that this thing that’s really important is maintained by a guy living in a basement on public assistance. That is not acting in the best interests of our customers.”
AWS exec: 'Our understanding of open source has started to change' • The Register https://www.theregister.com/2023/12/04/david_nalley_interview/
I've been using Inkscape for over 10 years. If I had been using Illustrator for 10 years I would have paid Adobe over $2,500 in "rental" fees for a subscription that stops as soon as I stop paying.
Instead I started paying $5 a month to Inkscape to help make sure we can all use it for free for as long as we want.
Join the #celebration for #openSUSE's virtual bar as it turns 3 on Dec 19! Join our #Linux community creating building lasting bonds that thrive on helping people with #opensource #tech, openSUSE knowledge and lasting friendships. https://news.opensuse.org/2023/12/04/community-plans-virtual-bar-anniversary/
Putting their money where their mouth is, the EU decides to make academic publishing open source:
"utilizing existing open-source software has its own advantages and disadvantages. Although some risks are associated with this approach, our research has identified a few mature existing solutions that could be further developed to support the future ORE platform."
Do you speak PrestaShop ?
Jeudi 30 novembre 2023 se tenait la toute première PrestaShop Developer Conference. Avec Julie Varisellaz, nous intervenions pour parler traductions au sein du projet PrestaShop.
Contenu et slides ici : https://nicolas.loeuillet.org/billets/2023/12/01/do-you-speak-prestashop/
French officials to ditch popular messaging services, urged to switch to French tech https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/french-officials-to-ditch-popular-messaging-services-urged-to-switch-to-french-tech/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #TheCapitals
We're glad to see that Tchap, which is built on #Matrix, is one of the messaging tools that remain available to French civil servants following this change in policy: https://www.politico.eu/article/france-requires-ministers-to-swap-whatsapp-signal-for-french-alternatives/
The Call for Proposals is now open for Open Source Summit North America, taking place April 16-18, 2024 in Seattle, WA.
I enjoyed this chat with @evanprodromou on FLOSS Weekly. Good to learn more about #activitypub. https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/episodes/759?autostart=false. #opensource #fediverse
If you are reading this and thinking about making a difference in #opensource, consider running for the @opensuse Board. You have just a few hours to decide. Email our election officials and learn more now. https://news.opensuse.org/2023/11/21/the-road-to-opensuse-board-elections-is-open/
Good idea in itself however this remark ""These digital tools are not devoid of security flaws, and therefore cannot guarantee the security of conversations and information shared via them,""is a bit weak, also not supported by evidence, any tool has flaws and a tool like Signal is quite good for example.
#Chat #Signal #Whatsapp #Government #security #France
In an unexpected move, Nextcloud announces the addition of Roundcube Webmail to its growing family of open-source solutions.
Nextcloud "acquires" Roundcube. This is amazing!
A fediverse look at NLnet’s latest grant round https://fediversereport.com/a-fediverse-look-at-nlnets-latest-grant-round/ #Fediverse #OpenSource #Grants
Tuta, PeerTube is an #OpenSource video platform that is an alternative to YouTube.
Please provide a PeerTube option for people that do not want to support Google.
PeerTube has a feature that allows you to automatically import all the content from your YouTube channel and also synchronize the channels so that when a new video is published to YouTube it is automatically published to #PeerTube.