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LinuxConf: Getting the Smalltalk on the Road

“Every year (bar one) since 1999, around 800 people have got
together on an annual basis to discuss an operating system that was
for a long time deemed to be on the fringes. These days that
description does not apply, but the gathering is still as informal
as that inaugural session during the tech boom.

“This, even though the type of people who are involved has
changed somewhat. No longer is it only the true geeks and nerds who
gravitate to Australia’s national Linux conference; as the years
have gone by more and more people in the middle have migrated
thither and lent their expertise to make the copnference what it is
today…”

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Opinion:
Looking Ahead to Linux Kernel Summit 2007
(Aug 30, 2007)