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Recap of Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: September 12

by Joshua Gay Contributions Published on Sep 12, 2014 06:40 PM
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Today's Friday Free Software Directory (FSD) IRC Meeting was focused on GNU packages. In particular, user mtmj updated dozens of GNU packages to make sure that the package identifier used on matches the one we use on This is exciting because it brings us one step closer to having a seamless integration between the Free Software Directory and the GNU project (at least in terms of formatting URLs!). The next (super secret project) I want to begin working on is an importer that pulls info from GNU Guix directly into the FSD.

In addition to updating GNU packages and brainstorming some new functionality for the FSD, I want to highlight a new contribution from our newest contributor, c107:

  • Canvas: a feature-rich learning management system. It is licensed under GNU AGPL version 3 (or at your option, any later version).

I believe we have averaged at least one new contributor per week this entire summer! Let's keep this streak going. You, too, can join in on the fun. Find out how to attend our Friday Free Software Directory IRC Meetings by checking our blog or subscribing to the RSS feed.

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