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Free and Open Source 2 by doctormo Free and Open Source 2 by doctormo

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This is the second edition guide to free and open source. It's intended to educate and inform any reader of any level about the interesting and important nature of software development in the open.

Please leave feedback here if you notice any issues.

Source code for scripts to build pdf files and long images like these as well as the source svg files are available here: ~doctormo/understanding-foss/trunk and translators should go here: [link] to translate the work.

Update: A whole new page and some translation edits to help translators fit their new text in.
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GhitaB27 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Good information. Congrats! :)
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ArkBlitz Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I tried to build a PDF with make-pdf.sh, but there was a problem with Python. Something about "print sep" being an invalid syntax. Also, something about Inkscape being unable to load mode 'svg' and falling back to 'basic' mode.
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doctormo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
The first sounds like a python version problem, you're using python-3, my scripts are all python 2.7. The second is just a warning from xml2po.
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ArkBlitz Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Strangely enough, my ArchLinux uses Python 2.7. Perhaps I just need to make a replacement in the scripts.
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ZokiArt555 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Superb job! :)
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MadeInKobaia Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
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See you.
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DSDFox Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent work.
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ilnanny Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome .Thanks Sir :D
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Ghostrider6 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Thanks a bunch for putting this together!!!
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doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You're very welcome, glad you found it useful!
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freeazy Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Thanks so much! Can i upload it to scribd? I want to embed itu to my blog post :)
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doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sure, just remember to link back.
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freeazy Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Thanks
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wetah Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks man! I'll get the Source SVG file and make a translation for Brazilian Portuguese if you don't mind, OK?
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doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wait a second. Please do translations through launchpad, so all translations can be generated from the same codebase. Otherwise we'll end up with a mass of crazy files like we did with Ubunchu which was really very bad.

Email me: doctormo@gmail.com before you continue.
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wetah Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oks!
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ShippD Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
:clap:
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