Alex Sassmannshausen | 10 Sep 08:32 2014

GNU <at> FOSDEM 2015


Like last year, we decided to apply for a devroom at FOSDEM in Brussels
in February.

Last year we were not selected to organize a devroom in the end. The
original feedback we received from the organizers suggested they were
worried the format of the room might not be technical enough, as it was
built around GNU as an organization, philosophy and a practical project
around software.

This year our application hence is built around a specific technical
project: a GNU distribution built around Guix and software components
that are parts of it.

The deadline for the submission of devroom proposals is 15 September, so
I thought I'd share our current proposal on this list for the next few
days before submitting it.

Feel free to comment if so inclined :-)

Best wishes,


* Devroom name.

  GNU Guix — growing the GNU distribution.
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m.eik michalke | 21 Aug 11:14 2014

missing talk


i was wondering why my talk held at the GNU hackers meeting 2012 in 
düesseldorf is not listed?

date: 21.07.2012
time: 15:00
title: "A GNU beginning -- Building a collecting society from scratch"
speaker: m.eik michalke ( e.V.)
abstract: After organising four annual music competitions for music under 
Creative Commons licenses, the OMC e.V. now spearheads an initiative to found 
a new collecting society for creative works with full suppport for free 
licensing. All standards and software developed shall be free.

best regards :: m.eik


      :::::::::::::::::: I sustain C3S! ::::::::::::::::::
      :::                                              :::
      ::: dein beitrag zu fairer bezahlung für musiker :::
      :::              :::
      :::                                              :::

       m.eik michalke : spokesperson : cultural politics
                      : meik.michalke@...

              C3S SCE : Cultural Commons Collecting Society
                      : SCE mit beschränkter haftung
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Juergen Sauermann | 19 Aug 11:47 2014

How to your keys ?


I am getting these "Your signed PGP key" messages and
I suppose I should sign your keys in return.

Unfortunately I haven't found any description how to do that.

Any suggestions?

/// Jürgen
beuc | 18 Aug 22:04 2014

Thanks all!


I just came back home and I wanted to thanks all the organizers,
especially John and Christian, as well as all the other nice hackers I
met there for the great moment.

Until next time!

John Darrington | 18 Aug 18:22 2014

policy updated.

I have updated the GHM web page with the revised wording which we agreed
to on Sunday.

I hope that closes this issue.


PGP Public key ID: 1024D/2DE827B3 
fingerprint = 8797 A26D 0854 2EAB 0285  A290 8A67 719C 2DE8 27B3
See or any PGP keyserver for public key.

David Arroyo Menendez | 16 Aug 10:46 2014

The address and floor of GHM


I arrive to Tecnische Universitat Munchen at Arcisstrabe 21, but nobody
knows about the GHM. 

I would pleased if someone can give the address and floor of the event.


Marcel Schaible | 15 Aug 18:30 2014

GHM 2014 Video Recordings

Dear fellows,

because I can not attend the session on Saturday I am eager to watch the videos asap. 

Where and when will they be available?



Alfred M. Szmidt | 13 Aug 20:07 2014

Who is arriving tomorrow at around 21:30ish

Anyone arriving at Munich HBF tomorrow around 21:30ish (I'm happy to
wait a bit) and going to Garching?

I'll be staying, as I suspect some people, at Hotel am Park.

John Darrington | 12 Aug 21:09 2014

Public Transport in Munich

I just received the following information from the locals:

  From the airport one would normally take the bus 690 
  this line is not served on public holidays.

Jose E. Marchesi | 11 Aug 19:37 2014

The posh talk does not complain with the policy


   "Offensive or overly explicit sexual language or imagery is
    inappropriate during the event, including presentations.

    Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled
    from the meeting at the discretion of the organizers.

    Harassment includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual
    orientation, disability, appearance, body size, race, religion,
    sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking,
    harassing photography or recording, persistent disruption of talks
    or other events, repeated unsolicited physical contact, or sexual

Since I do not desire to be dennounced, prosecuted and finally
sanctioned or expelled from the event (especially considering the
physical pain and inconvenience of attending due to my very recent
accident) I withdraw my intention to lecture "Introducing GNU Posh" at
the GHM, as it is not compliant with the policy described in the page

Please remove the talk from the official schedule.  Thanks.

PS: for those interested, I may perform the talk off-event in case we
find a suitable place, we will see..

ghm | 11 Aug 18:43 2014

GHM this week

GNU Hackers Meeting Update

It is less than a week to go until GHM 2014.  The response so far has been outstanding
and registrations reached the capacity of the auditorium.  So unfortunately no new
registrations can be accepted.

Formalities (let's get these out of the way first)
1. Views expressed at GHM 2014 are the opinions of the speakers.  They
   do not necessarily represent the views of the GNU Project or the
   Free Software Foundation.

2. An anti-harrasment policy applies at GHM:

The keylist has been finalised and published.  If you have elected to take part,

*  download the list from
*  print it.
*  calculate the M5sum and the SHA1 and write it on the printed list.
*  bring the list with you.  Spare copies will not be available at the meeting.

Some gallant volunteers have arranged for some fine meals to be available at lunch time
and in the afternoon breaks.  Drinks will also be available.  Donation to cover costs 
will be gratefully received.
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