Linux Journal: OSCON Was Cool!
Aug 17, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For the past few years, I've meant to attend the Open Source
Convention (better known as OSCON) in Portland, Oregon, but never
quite made it. Besides the promotional material put forth by
O'Reilly Media, the organizers of the convention, I've heard the
tales of the convention over the past seven years. The
post-convention stories of this convening of open-source fans have
been quite interesting. This was clearly the place to be, the
techie convention to top all others.
"This year, I finally managed to get myself there. I'm happy to
report that OSCON is the cool convention of the year. I went to
LinuxWorld Expos in both Boston and San Francisco this year--well
organized and popular as they are, they don't have the same spirit