Linux Users' Group of Davis - "Next Meeting: June 18, 2018: Copyright, Copyleft, and Software Licensing Shootout"
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June 18, 2018
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Copyright, Copyleft, and Software Licensing Shootout|
Join us at LUGOD this month for a software licensing showdown! This talk will touch on
some of the history of software copyrights, patent law, Open Source, Copyleft,
the GNU Public License, and a review and comparison of some of the other common and not-so-common
software licenses that software developers (and others) can use to protect their work.
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- Introduction of new members
If you're a new member, or haven't been to LUGOD for a while, take
some time to introduce yourself to us. (Who are you, what do you
use Linux for, how did you discover LUGOD, etc.)
- News, Questions and Announcements
Companies with on-topic announcements and members with Linux-related
questions or news can speak up now. Also, a summary of what's been going on
in the worlds of Linux, GNU, Open Source, BSD, Free Software, other
- Special Elections
- Project Reports
- Other Business
- Voluntary due collection
A collection basket will be passed around. Feel free to donate, or not
donate, to LUGOD. (We're a 501(c)7 non-profit.)
- Mini Presentation
Demos and short-topic speakers are also common at meetings.
Presentations are the core of our meetings.
- Copyright, Copyleft, and Software Licensing Shootout
- After-meeting Snack
We often go out to eat after meetings.
(Our current venue of choice
is Crepeville, at the corner of C Street and 3rd in downtown Davis.)
LUGOD: PO Box 1336, Davis, CA 95617
2012 Oct 06 12:43