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LCA 2011: Travelling far and wide to spread the Debian gospel

Jan 27, 2011, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"It's a long way from the cold boulevards of Paris to the searing heat of Brisbane but Stefano Zacchiroli has spent the 20-odd hours needed to make the trip because he wants to tell people in the FOSS community about the vital role that the Debian GNU/Linux Project still has to play.

"Zacchiroli, the current leader of the project, told iTWire that his trip, to attend the 12th Australian national Linux conference in Brisbane, had been borne out of a talk which he presented to the last DebConf, the annual summit of Debian developers, in which he outlined what was still special about Debian.

""My fellow developers liked what I presented and they suggested that I take the same message elsewhere," Zacchiroli (pic below) said. "It was almost deadline time for submitting proposals for talks to the LCA folk but I just about made it in time."

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