Skip to content, sitemap or skip to search.

Personal tools
Join now
You are here: Home Blogs Directory Friday Game Night Free Software Directory IRC meetup: January 20th starting at 12 p.m. EST/17:00 UTC

Friday Game Night Free Software Directory IRC meetup: January 20th starting at 12 p.m. EST/17:00 UTC

by Ted Teah Contributions Published on Jan 19, 2017 10:51 AM
Join the FSF and friends Friday, January 20th, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST (17:00 to 20:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory (FSD), with this week's theme of games.

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's theme is going to focus on gaming software. Games have been an important aspect of society since time immemorial. They serve a multitude of purposes from entertainment to education. The FSD should fully reflect this fact. So come this Friday, it's game on.

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.

Document Actions

The FSF is a charity with a worldwide mission to advance software freedom — learn about our history and work.

fsf.org is powered by:

 

Send your feedback on our translations and new translations of pages to campaigns@fsf.org.