Alright, here it is: I am going to be making a zine every month this year out of newly public domain materials from 1923. I just launched a Kickstarter for subscriptions, which are capped at 100! Please back and share :) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/887675031/1923-a-monthly-zine-of-public-domain-treasures
#UNICEF wants to invest in #FreeSoftware "The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, #OpenSource technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people", further "UNICEF requires that all code, content or hardware developed and tested be open source and be publicly available."... Great initiative! https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/82482
Hey! Everyone - the Metropolitan Museum of Art has a load of free art/art history books
Just discovered this article about the band called Lorenzo's Music which is a #opensource and #creativecommons band that decided as a challenge to create their album using only open source with the OS @ubuntustudio
Pretty great stuff. Here is the article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2018/09/25/open-source-challenge-why-one-band-chose-linux-to-record-their-new-album/#3b6c23184439
Shout out to the Stanford Online Accessibility Program website. It's the most coherent resource I've found that really explains all sorts of context around accessible websites. Not just "here are some tools" but "here is how to think critically about your users and make a site that works for everyone".
General intro: https://soap.stanford.edu/getting-started
List of articles on many different web accessibility topics: https://soap.stanford.edu/tips-and-tools/tips
Anybody have any recommendations for accessible (specifically fully-captioned) training resources for becoming a linux sysadmin?
A coworker who is deaf is interested in learning more, and we're having trouble finding professional, comprehensive resources for him.
@Jason_Dodd @klaatu I've been wanting to do this since at least 2010 (see https://firstname.lastname@example.org/message/TPNAPFGLCRUJAGBT3JFNOZ4YID5JMCL4/ ) That the font is closed source has bothered me a very long time.
archive.org's collection of books from 1923 that entered the public domain this year.
So what to do:
1. Does the app look legitimate? Are the permissions it declares (AndroidManifest.xml) reasonable? The library dependencies (build.gradle) look okay?
2. Does it build with fdroid build <appID>?
3. Is there at least a description and Summary present in the metadata file? Also author name, website, donation information where applicable?
We need reviewers for new apps submitted as Merge Requests to #FDroid. There are over 40 pending MRs:
When cutting a release (the act of marking code at a particular state to be "releasable"); there's some stuff you should have:
- Release notes (technical and EU-friendly)
- Changelog (list of commits made to current release OR tickets closed in this release from the last one)
- Updated and tested installation instructions
- Any notes on migration changes that'd be required
- Deployable units are ready!
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