Brussels, 8 January 2002: FOSDEM and OReilly team up to organize the
Free and Open Source Software Developers’European Meeting : 16-17
FOSDEM and O’Reilly team up.
The organisers of FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers
Meeting) have announced that O’Reilly is supporting their 2002 event in
Brussels on 16-17 February. FOSDEM is organised by volunteers from the
Free and Open Source Software community, but support from sponsors is
O’Reilly, internationally acclaimed host of OSCON and several other
conferences in the USA and staunch supporter of the Free Software and
Open Source movement, are happy to be allied with FOSDEM in this way.
Josette Garcia, O’Reilly UK PR Manager said, ” O’Reilly recognises the
importance of having an independent forum, where industry professionals,
hackers and pundits can meet and openly debate the future of software
The FOSDEM organisation is happy to have found support from a strong
partner that respects the community-oriented event.
FOSDEM ‘s goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers and
communities the opportunity to learn and discuss the latest developments
in the Free and Open Source arena and to promote the development and the
benefits of Free and Open Source solutions.
O’Reilly are the premier information source for leading-edge computer
technologies, communicating the knowledge of experts through books,
conferences, and web sites. From the Internet to the web, Linux, Open
Source, and now peer-to-peer networking, O’Reilly put technologies on
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Date: 16-17 February 2002
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