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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: December 23rd starting at 12 p.m. EST/17:00 UTC

by Donald Robertson Contributions Published on Dec 22, 2016 01:56 PM
Join the FSF and friends Friday, December 23rd, 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 having a theme of sharing free software.

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 sharing free software. We have done a lot of great work over the past year and now is the time to share that with the world. We'll be focusing on software that helps connect people and also be spending some time reaching out to others to share in the fun of our weekly meetings.

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 Directory 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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