As of right now (01:46:40 UTC, September 9), Unix is 1 billion
As Open Projects.net announced earlier:
Help us "party like it's 10e9 - 1" on Open Projects Net
IRC. Just come to irc.openprojects.net, channel #Billennium. The
festivities start at 1e9 - 14400, but we don't expect the party to
really get jumping before 1e9 - 5400. That's:
Saturday, September 8, 2001 at 20:16 in New York City,
Sunday, September 9, 2001 at 02:16 in Brussels, Europe.
Sunday, September 9, 2001 at 10:16 in Canberra, Australia.
Fred Mobach announced:
The Open-Source BBQ-Party 2001 in the Netherlands is
announced at http://people.nl.linux.org/~nlobbq/
. The unorganized Free Software types are gathering in an old
fortress of the Waterlinie, the centuries old defence line against
attackers coming from the East ;-).
We'll celebrate the 10th anniversary of Linux -the kernel, you
know- and the "miljardste" (10^9) second from the Unix-EPOCH. Some,
like Mendel, will stay there the night. Other like me will sleep in
their own bed. But we'll meet and celebrate :-). Sorry to leave you
now, I must go to get my train.
And Hans Schou Announced:
We have a conference in Denmark where some of the
speakers are Peter H. Salus, Paul Vixie and Rob Pike. We will party
to late night and have some champagne: