Thursday, January 24, 2008

Richard M. Stallman's (RMS) Sri Lanka visit

It was really a big moment in my life, the meeting with Richard M. Stallman (RMS) at the UCSC roof top.

With the launch of the GNU Project he started the free software movement, and in October 1985 set up the Free Software Foundation. Stallman pioneered the concept of copyleft and is the main author of several copyleft licenses including the GNU General Public License
There were several RMS events organized by the FOSS community and I could only participate at the UCSC.
Can see more photos at Deep's and Bud's blogs

1 comment:

Vindaya said...

Hello Dhammike,

Good to hear from you. I was glad to hear you venturing into new vistas and products and meeting with all important people. Wish you good luck with your work.



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