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[[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] pondered<ref>http://iquaid.org/2010/08/09/pondering-a-solution-for-a-k12-strategy-or-treating-our-community-leadership-team-like-a-foss-project/</ref> "a solution for a K12 strategy, or Treating our community leadership team like a FOSS project." Karsten imagines "a person, or a few people, deeply passionate about open source, young people, and education. We recognize that a big selling point for people is that FOSS can save cash-strapped schools a lot of budget. However, we think the higher goal is to teach open source participation" and looks back at how different communities (for example Fedora) have influenced others (such as RHEL).
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[[LuisVilla|Luis Villa]] wrote<ref>http://tieguy.org/blog/2010/08/09/the-libre-web-application-stack-a-code-story/</ref>: "Put yourself in 1995. I’m going to tell the you of 1995 that in 2010, there will be a software platform with the following properties". Luis then listed all of characteristics of the Web as a software platform, then continued "At this point, 1995-you says ‘This sounds too good to be true. There must be a catch..."
  
[[MairinDuffy|Máirín Duffy]] outlined<ref>http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/08/06/fedora-board-meeting-6-aug-2010/</ref> the topics covered by the August 6 Fedora Board meeting.
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[[JoshBressers|Josh Bressers]] explained<ref>http://www.bress.net/blog/archives/193-Private-browsing-is-hard.html</ref> why private browsing isn't as secure as you may think. But one possible remedy includes running your web browser in a confined SELinux sandbox.
  
[[Peter Hutterer|Peter Hutterer]] mentioned<ref>http://who-t.blogspot.com/2010/08/first-draft-of-multitouch-protocol-spec.html</ref> that the first draft of a multitouch protocol specification for X has been published.
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[[MairinDuffy|Máirín Duffy]] attended<ref>http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/08/16/mini-education-summit-linuxcon-boston-2010/</ref> LinuxCon, but more importantly, took copious notes at the Education Mini-Summit that preceded LinuxCon.
  
[[User:Fabsh|Fabian A. Scherschel]] test drove<ref>http://srcview.org/2010/test-driving-gnome-shell/</ref> the Gnome 3 Shell. But more importantly, Fabian wrote up the (fairly simple) steps to build the Gnome 3 Shell from Gnome's Git repository.
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Máirín also summarized<ref>http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/fedora-board-meeting-13-august-2010/</ref> the August 13, 2010 Fedora Board meeting.
  
[[User:Nmarques|Nelson Marques]] shared<ref>http://aborrecido.wordpress.com/2010/08/06/a-couple-of-things-that-can-be-improved-on-fedora-linux/</ref> some well reasoned suggestions on ways that Fedora can improve.
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[[User:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] was quiet happy<ref>http://paul.frields.org/?p=3331</ref> with the experience of using a Droid X with Fedora including the ease of transferring music and other files to the device (which isn't easy for an iPhone to do)
 
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[[User:Mdomsch|Matt Domsch]] found<ref>http://domsch.com/blog/?p=146</ref> an interview by Linux.com of [[User:Jsmith|Jared Smith]], the new Fedora Project Leader.
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Revision as of 23:12, 18 August 2010

Planet Fedora

In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora[1] - an aggregation of blogs from Fedora contributors worldwide.

Contributing Writer: Adam Batkin

  1. http://planet.fedoraproject.org

General

Luis Villa wrote[1]: "Put yourself in 1995. I’m going to tell the you of 1995 that in 2010, there will be a software platform with the following properties". Luis then listed all of characteristics of the Web as a software platform, then continued "At this point, 1995-you says ‘This sounds too good to be true. There must be a catch..."

Josh Bressers explained[2] why private browsing isn't as secure as you may think. But one possible remedy includes running your web browser in a confined SELinux sandbox.

Máirín Duffy attended[3] LinuxCon, but more importantly, took copious notes at the Education Mini-Summit that preceded LinuxCon.

Máirín also summarized[4] the August 13, 2010 Fedora Board meeting.

Paul W. Frields was quiet happy[5] with the experience of using a Droid X with Fedora including the ease of transferring music and other files to the device (which isn't easy for an iPhone to do)

  1. http://tieguy.org/blog/2010/08/09/the-libre-web-application-stack-a-code-story/
  2. http://www.bress.net/blog/archives/193-Private-browsing-is-hard.html
  3. http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/08/16/mini-education-summit-linuxcon-boston-2010/
  4. http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/fedora-board-meeting-13-august-2010/
  5. http://paul.frields.org/?p=3331