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Re: [vox] [fwd] Fibonacci is the annual International open sourcemagazine of SF-FOSS, IIITM Gwalior

I like the name...

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:

----- Forwarded message from sf-foss@iiitm.ac.in -----

Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 03:01:02 +0530 (IST)
From: sf-foss@iiitm.ac.in
Subject: Fibonacci is the annual International open source magazine of

Please forward it to all members in your group.

Dear All,

Fibonacci is the annual magazine of the Students??? Forum for
Free/Open Source Software running under Indian Institute of
Information Technology and Management Gwalior. This is being released
in association with SUN Microsystems and National Resource Center

For the same, we request you to kindly submit articles as a
contribution in our endeavor to increase awareness about various
issues of Open Source.

There are no publication charges for the magazine. Also please help us
in the promotion of the magazine by forwarding this mail to your
colleagues and other people.

The details of the magazine are available at
http://sf-foss.iiitm.ac.in/fibonacci/. Some of the details are also
mentioned under this mail. The last date of submission of articles is
15th June, 2009

Thanks and regards,
Rahul Kala


The magazine aims at:

 * Spread awareness about Open Source Software and the Politics of
   Openness among college students.

 * Provide technical knowledge for those working in engineering and
   technical sectors.

 * Provide a forum for launching and describing international open
   source initiatives

 * To cultivate interest of students towards Software Development
   through Open Sourcing

 * Inculcate and support the ethics and philosophy of Open Source.

The magazine would be released under Creative Commons "Attribution,
Share-alike". Share it, pass it, redistribute it and feel the real
charm of Open Source.

The magazine may be treated as any other technical/non-technical
magazine and the articles of this magazine may be cited in the same
way. The magazine has no objection in presentation of summarized
published work, or in the publication of extended versions of the
submitted articles at any other place, as long as the other publisher
has no objections.

Fibonacci aims in providing a common platform from all sections of the
society and become a means of collaboration for the end-to-end issues
of FOSS. The magazine would showcase all sorts of people from students
to professional developers. The magazine would be an instrumental tool
for the spreading awareness about all aspects of the Global Movement
and development of new models by their coexistence.

People are requested to contribute their articles related to but not
restricted to the following categories.

Track I: FOSS Philosophy
* Foss in the curriculum
* Patent Issues in FOSS
* Creative commons
* Commercial use of FOSS
* HR management in FOSS
* Motivation in FOSS
* Future of FOSS
* FOSS as a social revolution
* Etc.

Track II: Software and Development
* FOSS Migration
* Software Development under FOSS
* Open Source Technologies
* Latest software
* LINUX tweaks
* Linux Distros
* About Open Source
* Linux Modules
* Tricks and tips on _javascript_ injection
* Hacking
* Networking
* Open Solaris
* CMS (PHP Nuke/Drupal/Joomla)
* Sqirrel Mail server/Zimbra
* Etc.

Track III: FOSS for Dummies
* What is FOSS?
* Advantages and Disadvantages of FOSS
* Growth and Evolution of Open Source
* Software Freedom
* Open source Quiz
* Crossword puzzle
* Etc.

For details please visit http://sf-foss.iiitm.ac.in/fibonacci/

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