European Linux Yearbook 1999 – the fastest book in the world?

Claus Sørensen, Initiator
of ELY

Let’s show the world how we work in the Linux Community.

March 21st is Internet Fiesta and the European Linux User Groups
will celebrate this by writing a book in 24 hours which shows the
status of Linux in Europe.

What the book will contain we don’t know yet because right now it
is just an idea. And this is where we start March 21st at 0.00.00
AM. At 23.59.59 the book is finished.

Nothing at all is planned except the idea and some minor logistical
things such as the web-site (this site) and the initial maillist
which you can subscribe to (look further down this site).

By making a whole book from idea to “ready to publish” in just 24
hours will show the world how powerfull the internet can be if we
use it for teamwork by using the Open Source developing model.

Linux and a lot of it’s services and applications as well is
developed by this Open Source model where everyone can see the
source code and suggest better bits of code so the whole system
becomes better.

What we’re doing with European Linux Yearbook is using the same
model on an intellectual work – a book.

If you wanna know more visit the ELY

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