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SVG or: How we learned to stop worrying and love document freedom

SVG was one of the brightest revelations when we switched to libre design tools; in fact, it’s one of the major reasons that made us switch from the Adobe toolchain we learned in college to a 100% F/LOSS workflow for … Continue reading

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Working together, developing open standards

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG for short) is an XML-based format for vector graphics, as the name might imply. It’s an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium, which you may know of already by its short form: the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Document Freedom Day, celebrating our favourite open standard

This Wednesday, it’s Document Freedom Day, a worldwide day for recognizing and celebrating open standards. Open standards, put simply, are standards, file formats and codecs that are usable and implementable by everyone and anyone. In our work on Libre Graphics … Continue reading

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Mini Debian Women Conference 2014

This weekend we’ll be participating in the MiniDeb Conference at Barcelona. Two days of talks, discussions, the celebration of the Tenth anniversary of Debian Women and PGP Keysigning among other fun things. Be sure to check the full schedule, register … Continue reading

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Libre Graphics magazine at Libre Graphics Meeting

At the start of April, the 9th annual Libre Graphics meeting will take place in Leipzig, Germany. The program of talks and events is up now, and it looks fantastic. Here’s what we’ll be talking about: Beating the drums: Why … Continue reading

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Call for submissions: Libre Graphics Magazine 2.3

Since our first issue, back in 2010, Libre Graphics Magazine has paid close attention to fonts and type — after all, they are basic ingredients of any magazine, since the Sumerian clay tablets hit the streets of Uruk. In the … Continue reading

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Out now: Libre Graphics magazine issue 2.2, Gendering F/LOSS

We’re very pleased to announce the release of issue 2.2 of Libre Graphics magazine. This issue, built around the theme “Gendering F/LOSS,” engages with discussions around representation and gendered work in Free/Libre Open Source Software and Free Culture. We invite … Continue reading

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Libre Graphics magazine on Hacker Public Radio

While we were at FOSDEM, we had a chat with Hacker Public Radio. Listen to the interview here:

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We are the 3%

Get the poster Estimates of the number of women contributing to F/LOSS vary. 3% is a generous guess. We’d like to see more. Download the poster. Distribute it. Help spread the word that F/LOSS needs women. Addendum (9/February/2014): The preliminary … Continue reading

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We’re at FOSDEM

Come say hello and browse our latest issue, Gendering F/LOSS. Our stand is at building K, group C, side by side with the Mozilla and the Open Street Map stands. This year we have the full editorial team and columnist Antonio … Continue reading

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