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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: March 3rd starting at 12 p.m. EST/17:00 UTC

by Ted Teah Contributions Published on Mar 02, 2017 11:42 AM
Join the FSF and friends Friday, March 3rd, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST (17:00 to 20:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory (FSD), with the theme this week of adding new packages.

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!

We are continuing our focus on adding new entries to the FSD. Over the last few weeks, we have chiseled away at the new entires waiting for approval. There are still quite a few programs looking to be added to the FSD. This Friday we will further whittle down the queue and expand the FSD.

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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