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Free Software Magazine: Interview with Orv Beach @ SCALE

Jan 30, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Mobily)

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"Can you explain, in a few words, what SCALE is?

"SCALE is a grass-roots free software show, with an expo floor, and several tracks of presentations for attendees. By grass-roots, I mean that the focus is on educating the end user. This year SCALE is happening on the 11th and 12th of February at The Radisson Los Angeles Airport.

"How has the general public responded to the event?
Our demographics are a bit spotty, but it seems like PC club members (i.e., users of mostly Windows) are about 20% of our attendance every year. As far as the free software crowd goes, it's becoming a big event for them in Southern California. And increasingly we're getting attendance from out of state, and out of the country..."

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