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2011.08.15 Meeting Notes


Davis Public Library

Project Reports

  • Installfests — No report.
  • Hands-On Demo — Software Freedom Day is in September. No confirmed plans yet.

Other Business

  • News
    • Dell no longer selling systems preloaded with Ubuntu (though they do still certify their systems).
  • Becoming a UC Davis "Campus Affiliate Group" — No report.
  • Davis Community Network (DCN) Resource Allocation Committee) — No news.
  • Financial Report
    • $30.00 in donations were received.
    • Greg deposited recent donations to our bank account.
    • PO box renewed for 1 year; good through August 2012.
    • Financial documentation is up-to-date on lugod.org/devnull/
    • Still no word back from CAFTB regarding non-profit status.


  • Francisco Athens, an artist working on the open source role playing game (RPG) "Lips of Suna", discussed FOSS (free and open source software) gaming, particularly licensing issue related to artwork.
  • List of games mentioned
    • 0 A.D.
    • Battle for Wesnoth
    • Cannoo (Linux-based handheld game system; successor to the GP2X and Wiz)
    • Crimson Fields
    • Glest
    • Globulation
    • Lips of Suna
    • LiquidWar
    • M.A.R.S.
    • Naev
    • Netrek
    • OpenTTD
    • Rigs of Rods
    • Ryzom
    • Spring
    • torcs
    • Warsow
    • Warzone 2010
  • Photos of this meeting


  • Bill Kendrick
  • Brian Lavender
  • Tim Riley
  • Tony Cratz
  • Phil
  • Linus Sphinx
  • Tim Dorsey
  • Eric Engelhart
  • Eric's son
  • Eric's daughter
  • Francisco Athens
  • Bill Broadley
  • ... plus 2 others

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