Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre 2006
RMLL du 4 au 8 juillet 2006, à Vandoeuvre les nancy





 

Les RMLL


Libre software ? What’s this ? (en)

In yeasteryear, free software was only an alternative choice. It now is a synonym of openness and durability for private user, small and midsize business or worldwide company. The number of free software users regularly increase. Its power is in its license that give everyone the right to run, study, modify and redistribute the software with, most of the time, the only obligation to give those rights to others.

In yeasteryear, free software was only an alternative choice. It now is a synonym of openness and durability for private user, small and midsize business or worldwide company. The number of free software users regularly increase. Its power is in its license that give to everyone the right to run, study, modify and redistribute the software with, most of the time, the only obligation to give those rights to others.

Some of this softwares became famous and are references in their field of application. Examples given :

-  Firefox and Mozilla browsers, Thunderbird mailer
-  Apache WEB Server (around 2/3 of installed servers in the world)
-  Operating Systems GNU/Linux or *BSD
-  Database management systems : MySQL, PostgreSQL
-  Desktop software OpenOffice.org,
-  Graphics editor Gimp or Inkscape.

and many others ...

Those softwares are the fruit of collaborative works of thousands of people around the world, most often volountary workers, and joined in a community not only composed of programmers, but also of testers, translators, graphic designers, scriptwriters, educationalists ...

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Dernières Nouvelles

Les RMLL 2007 auront lieu à Amiens

Les RMLL 2007 auront lieu à Amiens, au coeur de la ville.

EPPLUg (Lug Elevage de Pingouins Picards) et les Lug du Nord en seront des organisateurs privilégiés.

Pour suivre la passionnante aventure des RMLL ... Rendez-vous sur http://www.rmll.info