[Promotion] Women in FLOSS day?
tom at acrewoods.net
Fri Nov 3 03:06:52 PST 2006
On Friday 03 November 2006 01:17, Thilo Pfennig wrote:
> 2006/11/3, Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net>:
> > Maybe I misunderstood Thilo's original suggestion, but he
> > wrote that the day should "raise much more public awareness".
> No you did not. But I also think that such a day as such would be
> exciting without any awards (this was just one of your ideas and I
> know you did not mean that we must have this).
Yeah, awards were a crappy idea. I mentioned as much after I wrote it :)
> If we look at similar days there is the "womens day" (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women's_Day ) or the May
> Day ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Day) there is not the one event
> but the many events that really create the character. An award would
> be more something like the Nobel Prize or the Alternative prize. But
> these are more for helping individuals to get awareness.
May Day? How about a demonstration that nips through the streets of Mayfair
trying to avoid the police? Or a parade of women in red FLOSS uniforms? ;-)
Ahem. If it were like the IWD then it'd be good to get a variety of things
happening around the world (saving on polluting long-haul flights) that are
both worthwhile for the women involved and media friendly.
The Freedom Feministas Day!
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