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Brendan Eich, the bigots, and Software Freedom

Last week we learnt the news of the resignation of Brendan Eich from his position as CEO of the Mozilla Foundation/ Corporation. The controversy on Brendan Eich’s donations to opponents and campaigns against same-sex marriage ultimately prompted the inventor of Javascript to resign from the position he had just been …

Back in Paris

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Today, as we’re back in Paris since a few days only we decided to go out and enjoy the afternoon in the Latin quarter in Paris. This is the boulevard St. Germain seen from the 3 Magots Café. We don’t get to go there that often and play tourists with …

Out and Forward

As you can guess from this picture, we are moving and tomorrow’s te big day. The truck will arrive early morning and take our belongings in a bigger place in Paris. It’s been a real work to pack everything but we are happy to move into our new place and …

On keeping a name relevant

“Moved by Freedom – Powered by Standards”. This blog has been going on under that title for quite some time; since September 2007 exactly. I ran an older blog without the same name and title. These days, I’m still in the ODF development and promotion in various capacities, but I …

Hommage to Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa, an immense poet from Portugal has written texts and poems I deeply enjoy reading. I thought I would be paying a small hommage today. In his poem “O Bandarra” which is part of the famous suite “Mensagem” (Messages) he writes about a Portuguese national figure, Bandarra. But oddly …

Seagulls (nothing subliminal here)

If you were expecting a post on the LibreOffice 4.0 release, well this one is not quite about it (I’ll post something on this topic later on this month), but I just wanted to share this short film on this blog. It’s called seagulls, and while there’s “nothing subliminal about …

Merry Christmas!

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Dear Readers, Thank you for following this blog. I know that some of you have been reading its since years now. I wish all of you a merry Christmas filled with joy and happiness. Melissa and I will spend Christmas around this beautiful tree at my parents’place in Paris. May …

Paris – Berlin timelapse

Several videos I really like about Paris, where I live, and Berlin,Germany’s capital and home of the Document Foundation. Enjoy! berlin hyper-lapse from b-zOOmi on Vimeo. Paris In Motion (Part I) from Mayeul Akpovi on Vimeo. Paris In Motion (Part II) from Mayeul Akpovi on Vimeo. Like this:Like Loading…

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