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How Perl Helped the Genome Project

http://proudtouseperl.com

"Today I want to talk about how Perl helped the Human Genome Project.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, November 2008

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## In this issue
* Support freedom: How YOU can make a difference for free software
* New USB membership cards and FSF Bulletin
* New t-shirts in our store
* OpenDocument campaign page gets a revamp
* Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents
* Show your support with the FSF campaigns widget
* DefectiveByDesign.org: MP3-compatible, a new DRM-free music promotion

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PlayOgg: Theora 1.0 is released!

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"The Xiph.Org Foundation has announced the release of Theora 1.0 [...] Congratulations to Xiph.Org on the release! It's great to see it getting easier and easier for people to Play Ogg."

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Theora 1.0 Final is here.

http://lists.xiph.org

It took long, but the Xiph.Org Foundation has finally released the mature, stable, rock-solid version of the Theora codec. Read the announcement for more information. After last year's attempted patent FUD that went nowhere and Mozilla's adoption of the format for the web, this announcement is another victory for the Open Media cause.

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New Archos 5, 7 firmware adds OGG / FLAC support, fixes bugs

http://www.engadget.com

"We noticed a few problems with the firmware on the Archos 5 we got our hands on last month, and it now looks like the company is going some way towards addressing a few of those complaints with its latest update, and it's thrown in a few goodies for good measure. The biggest of those is added support for OGG and FLAC formats..."

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Use Ogg - The Media Format of Freedom

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"Increasingly proprietary evil software companies like Microsoft, Apple, and Adobe are pushing video and audio formats that restrict access and restrict software developers, but there is an alternative that can be played on all computers without restriction — Ogg..."

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Firefox 3.1 beta 1 adds support for OGG formats

http://maffulli.net

"Big boost to the PlayOGG campaign coming from Firefox:

«This is the first beta from Mozilla to include support for the and elements. This beta includes support for the OGG Theora and OGG Vorbis formats on all platforms» ..."

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Free media and free software help keep you free to run your life

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"Dave Cross encourages the dependence upon proprietary software by complaining that the Free Software Foundation’s recent 25th birthday video should have been distributed in non-free formats so people could see the video..."

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Happy 25th Birthday, GNU!

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"The GNU operating system is 25 years old this year! Stephen Fry has a celebratory video where he explains software freedom in a very non-technical and accessible way. The video is licensed to share and available in multiple free formats, of course.

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Free Culture: Building the world we want, not the one we have

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the and tags along with native support for Theora video and Vorbis audio are currently enabled in the Firefox nightly builds. This will ship in Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 coming later this year. This is not new news but I did want to provide my perspective on why this is important[...] Download a Firefox nightly build here and test it out here or on Wikimedia Commons.

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Playing Ogg

http://aaronhawley.livejournal.com

"I like to listen to music while I work. In support of the Play Ogg! movement, I converted some of my audio collection into the patent-unencumbered audio file format, Ogg Vorbis.

To convert my audio CDs to Ogg, I use the friendly abcde package..."

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Theora Video Backend for Firefox Landed

http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz

"It was announced at the Firefox Plus summit today that Firefox will include native Theora and Vorbis support for the HTML 5 media elements. So and will support those codecs built into Firefox itself..."

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Espousal of ODF by the Department of IT GoNCT Delhi

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a case study done by Prof. Rajanish Dass of IIM A on the
Espousal of ODF by the Dept. of IT, Delhi. It talks about the decision of DoIT to move to OpenOffice from a popular proprietory software and its implications.

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"Pay attention to your freedom instead of self-serving forecasts" - RMS speaks with Poornam Media

http://bobcares.com

RMS: «If Microsoft says that ['era of open computing'], it appears to be an attempt at a self-fulfilling prophesy. If people believe it, they may make it come true. The way to deal with that is to refuse to let Microsoft lead you. Pay attention to your freedom instead of self-serving forecasts ...

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MailOgging

http://wiki.xiph.org

"This project is for the use of the average bloke (yes, you), who would like to further help and promote the use of your favorite free format. The MailOgging is a strategy to get the attention of hardware and software vendors who do not know the Ogg family, do not care about it, or do not know how many people care about it.

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