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Oct 05, 2009, 12:33 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The conference in question, aptly named the End User Summit, is quickly drawing near, and the Linux Foundation is wondering who wants to be there.

"The now-annual End User Summit, according to the Linux Foundation, "provides end users a direct connection and voice to the kernel community, and allows Linux community maintainers and developers direct access and knowledge sharing with the end users of their software — both of which accelerate innovation and adoption of Linux."

"The gathering is intended to offer "the opportunity to learn about upcoming developments in Linux" and "[e]ducates end users on Linux advancements and best practices." It gives their thoughts on the subject a direct conduit to the powers that be. Of course, the same is true in the other direction — the powers that be have an opportunity to hear the feedback they need straight from the proverbial horse's mouth. It also provides the ever-desired opportunity to network with like-minded people, both users-to-developers and users-to-users. (Presumably, the powers that be are already well networked.)"

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