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Super Cow Powers Included

Jon Anderson Hall, Esq.
Day DebConf day 3 (2008-08-12)
Room Salon del mar
Start time 20:00
Duration 00:30
ID 343
Event type lecture
Track DebConf
Language en

Why Is Linux and Free Software Like a Player Piano?

There are a lot of correlations between Free Software and a Player Piano (and Pianos in general) that are reflected in copyright, patents, standards and other things. This talk is a fun talk, showing clips from maddog's collection of player pianos, nickelodeons, roller organs, etc. and how it relates (ever so loosely) to our favorite operating system.