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I'll be there, though it will mean skipping out of Snapp's class.

  Whoohoo!

  ~Gary


Alba Gabriela Garay writes:
 > Hi CSSA:
 > 
 > Who is attending this activity? 
 > 
 > Gabriela
 > 
 > Quoting Jacob Beauregard <[log in to unmask]>:
 > 
 > > Gary must be (...)
 > > 
 > > Gary Johnson wrote:
 > > > The big Emacsen-wrangler himself.
 > > >
 > > >   ~Gary
 > > >
 > > > FYI. At Champlain College. --Sean Wang
 > > >
 > > > -------- Original Message --------
 > > >   
 > > >> *From:* Trono, John A.
 > > >> *Sent:* Monday, April 14, 2008 9:45 AM
 > > >> *To:* Faculty Mailing List; Class of 2006 Mailing List; Class of 2007
 > > >> Mailing List; Class of 2008 Mailing List; Class of 2009 Mailing List
 > > >> *Subject:* Richard Stallman speaking on 4/17/2008 ...
 > > >>  
 > > >> Copyright versus Community
 > > >> in the Age of Computer Networks
 > > >>  
 > > >> Richard Stallman
 > > >>  
 > > >> Cheray Science Hall 101 ,AB�� 4:30pm on April 17^th , 2008
 > > >>  
 > > >>  
 > > >>  
 > > >> Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed
 > > >> to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing
 > > >> press.  But the copyright system does not fit well with computer
 > > >> networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it.
 > > >>  
 > > >> The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for
 > > >> draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while
 > > >> suppressing public access to technology.  But if we seriously hope to
 > > >> serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress,
 > > >> for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other
 > > >> direction.
 > > >>  
 > > >>  
 > > >>  
 > > >> Richard Stallman launched the development of the GNU operating system
 > > >> (see www.gnu.org <www.gnu.htm>) in 1984.  GNU is free software:
 > > >> everyone has the freedom to copy it and redistribute it, as well as to
 > > >> make changes either large or small.  The GNU/Linux system, basically
 > > >> the GNU operating system with Linux added, is used on tens of millions
 > > >> of computers today.  Stallman has received the ACM Grace Hopper Award,
 > > >> a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the Electronic Frontier
 > > >> Foundation's Pioneer award, and the Takeda Award for Social/Economic
 > > >> Betterment, as well as several honorary doctorates.  
 > > >>     
 > > >
 > > >   
 > > 
 > 
 > 
 > -- 
 > -----------------
 > CSSA Professional Development Chair
 > SWE Member
 > IEEE-ACM Member
 > http://www.cems.uvm.edu/~agaray/