[ILUG-BOM] Invitation: Preparatory meeting for formation of Free Software Movement Maharashtra (FSMM)

Venkatesh Hariharan venkyh at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 02:10:44 EDT 2013


This is a good initiative. Do send out the agenda for this.

Venky


On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:45 AM, Rajeev R. K. <rajeevrk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 28 April 2013 19:55, Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear Friends,
> > Greetings on behalf of the Free Software Movement of India.
> >
> > Free Software Movement of India (FSMI) is a national coalition of
> > various regional and sectoral free software movements operating in
> > different parts of India.  The formation of FSMI was announced in the
> > valedictory function of the National Free Software Conference - 2010
> > held in Bangalore during 20–21 March 2010.  To know more about FSMI
> > please see [1][2]
> >
> > FSMI has been a coordinating platform in promoting the culture of free
> > knowledge, free culture, free speech and free society through the use
> > and development of free software, free hardware and free bandwidth in
> > India.  In order to build a strong free software movement in
> > Maharashtra we are trying to create a 'Free Software Movement
> > Maharashtra ' to promote the ideas of a free society via freedom in
> > the digital realm and in this regard a preparatory meeting is being
> > organised.
> >
> > We request you to kindly participate in this meeting and help build
> > the movement in Maharashtra .
> >
> > Details:
> > Preparatory meeting to organise a Free Software Movement Maharashtra
> > Venue: IIT Bombay campus, Powai, Mumbai.
> > Date: May 4th Saturday 2013
> > Time: 4pm - 6pm
> >
> > Contact: Vikram Vincent: 09969249984
> >
> >
> Hi all,
>
> This sounds interesting. Time permitting, count me in.
>
> R. K. Rajeev
>
>
> > With warm wishes,
> > Vikram Vincent
> > Member, General Council,
> > Free Software Movement India(FSMI)
> >
> > References:
> > [1] http://www.fsmi.in/about
> > [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Software_Movement_of_India
> > [3] For more details on the concept of 'free as in freedom' software
> > http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html
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