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Brazilian President Lula da Silva stumps for FOSS

[ Thanks to Christian
Einfeldt
for this link. ]

“He appears here wearing a hat with the ODF logo (the
OpenDocument Format is a legally unencumbered document format upon
which any company or community project can easily build.)

“President da Silva toured the conference floor, gave a public
speech in the general conference hall to the thousands assembled
there, and later gave a smaller address to a private group which
included Free Software movement founder Richard Stallman, Free
Software community leader Jon Maddog Hall, Brazilian Free Software
community leader Pablo “spectra” Lorenzzoni, former
Brazilian IT head Sérgio Amadeu da Silveira, Hewlett Packard
Open Source Director Bdale Garbee, and Red Hat Vice President
Michael Tiemann.”


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