Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

Free Software Magazine, Issue One is published

Jan 29, 2002, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Andy Tai for this link. ]

The Free Software Magazine, Issue 01, has just been published by Free Software Foundation, China Academy or FSF-China. It is available in html and pdf and printed copies can also be ordered from the publisher. The content is also available from a mirror in the USA at www.free-soft.org. This magazine is supported by the FSF and is a magazine dedicated specifically to free software. Its includes technical articles, news and essays about free software projects and of general interests to the community.

From the publisher:

About Free Software Magazine

Free Software Managzine is a free (the "free" in freedom) magazine devoted to the global free software community. It is published in online electronic form on the web (www.rons.net.cn ) and in printed paper copies by RON's Datacom Co., Ltd. with the direct support of Free Software Foundation, and Free Software Foundation, China Academy. We invite you to read and contribute.

How to get involved

If you want to contribute to Free Software Magazine, you can do it in the following ways:

  1. Write an article. Go see the Submission Guidelines listed as below for Free Software Magazine.
  2. Send your suggestions, comments, criticisms or trick (or more) with a brief explanation to fred@mail.rons.net.cn or hongfeng@gnu.org
  3. Help preview articles! Send a note with your name and email address to fred@mail.rons.net.cn or hongfeng@gnu.org
  4. Mirroring Free Software Magazine in your local area.
  5. Buy Your Hard Copy from us. Your payment will be used to finance MNM Project to support the free software community. Send your order to orders@mail.rons.net.cn
  6. Place Advertisement about your free software, or free software based system, hardware, or service.
Submission Guidelines for Authors

Authors: Please read the following guidelines before you submit us your article.


These are the legal and organizational issues you should be aware of before submitting your article to us:

All articles we will accept should be under free license which is defined by Free Software Foundation, Inc. and it should submitted via email to fred@mail.rons.net.cn or hongfeng@gnu.org. We prefer you adopt the GNU FDL of the copyleft license as the default, but if you have your own reason and not allow others to change/modify your points and views, then you should at least reach the minimium freedom requirement like this:

© 200x Your Name.
Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is permitted in any medium, provided this copyright notice is preserved.

Before your submit, if you have multiple files including graphics, please tar them into a tarball, and compress the tarball with gzip or bzip2. please uuencode it and send me as the attachment of email. Or upload to ftp.rons.net.cn by anonymous ftp under the /incoming directory.

Once submitted, you retain the original copyright but we reserve the right to publish, re-publish, and edit all articles in perpetuity.

Generally, we will not make major edits without your consent. Do not submit articles to Free Software Magazine that you have submitted to other "forums" unless you retain the copyright on such material.