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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: March 31st starting at 12 p.m. EDT/16:00 UTC

by Donald Robertson III Contributions Published on Mar 30, 2017 02:33 PM
Join the FSF and friends Friday, March 31st, from 12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT (16:00 to 19:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory.

Participate in supporting the FSD by adding new entries and updating existing ones. We will be on IRC in the #fsf channel on irc.freenode.org.

Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. Each entry in the FSD contains a wealth of useful information, from basic category and descriptions, to providing detailed info about version control, IRC channels, documentation, and licensing info that has been carefully checked by FSF staff and trained volunteers.

While the FSD has been and continues to be a great resource to the world over the past decade, it has the potential of being a resource of even greater value. But it needs your help!

This week we hope to be welcoming back some of the new friends we made at LibrePlanet 2017, and continue on with the process of adding new entries to the FSD. We hope we'll be joined by our regular volunteers as well, as there will still be a need to help train up new volunteers.

If you are eager to help and you can't wait or are simply unable to make it onto IRC on Friday, our participation guide will provide you with all the information you need to get started on helping the FSD today! There are also weekly FSD Meetings pages that everyone is welcome to contribute to before, during, and after each meeting.

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