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May 11, 2006, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The FreedomHEC conference is approaching rapidly. The 'shadow' conference, which follows Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC), is set to take place on May 26 and 27 in Seattle, Washington, at the Pogo Linux headquarters.

"FreedomHEC was proposed by former Linux Journal editor Don Marti in March as a forum to help teach Windows hardware developers how easy it is to write drivers for Linux, so that more devices will be compatible with Linux and other free operating systems. As Marti said in March, when the conference was announced, 'the goal of FreedomHEC is to bring together kernel developers and the PC hardware people who aren't yet doing Linux and wouldn't travel for a Linux event...'"

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