Introduction to libre
        software

  Summary of the course


      Israel Herraiz
    <herraiz@gsyc.es>

A Coruña, Oc...
Goals
●   Fundamentals for the rest of courses
●   Basic concepts
●   Basic technologies




                      Master ...
Contents
●   Introduction to libre software
●   History
●   Motivations and consequences
●   Legal aspects. Licenses. Pate...
Technologies
●   Moodle
●   Gforge
●   Mailing lists
●   Bug Tracker
●   Subversion
●   DocBook


                      Ma...
Methodology
●   Sessions with theoretical presentations
●   Practices with participation of the
    students
●   Readings,...
Evaluation
●   Weekly based by means of quiz
●   At the end of the course, based on the
    work of the students
●   Work
...
GForge
●   We will keep in touch through the mailing
    list
●   We will assign and follow the works using
    the Tracke...
DocBook
●   DocBook seminar
●   Everything you need to know, you will
    learn it in this course
●   Used by most of the ...
Recommend bibliography
●   Producing Open Source Software (O'
    Reilly)
●   Open Source for the Enterprise (O' Reilly)
●...
Summary
●   Goals of this master
    –   Student will be able of joining a project and
        participating on it, with a...
Any question?
●   Moodle
    –   http://gsyc.es/moodle
●   GForge
    –   http://forge.morfeo-project.org/projects/freeswm...
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Introduction to Libre Software course

  1. 1. Introduction to libre software Summary of the course Israel Herraiz <herraiz@gsyc.es> A Coruña, October 19th 2007 Master on Free Software
  2. 2. Goals ● Fundamentals for the rest of courses ● Basic concepts ● Basic technologies Master on Free Software
  3. 3. Contents ● Introduction to libre software ● History ● Motivations and consequences ● Legal aspects. Licenses. Patents. ● Business models ● Libre software engineering Master on Free Software
  4. 4. Technologies ● Moodle ● Gforge ● Mailing lists ● Bug Tracker ● Subversion ● DocBook Master on Free Software
  5. 5. Methodology ● Sessions with theoretical presentations ● Practices with participation of the students ● Readings, slides, etc in the Moodle site ● Forum in Moodle (only as a “backup”) ● Gforge for the practices and works of the students ● Weekly quiz in Moodle Master on Free Software
  6. 6. Evaluation ● Weekly based by means of quiz ● At the end of the course, based on the work of the students ● Work – Written in DocBook – English will be encouraged ● Topics yet to be decided Master on Free Software
  7. 7. GForge ● We will keep in touch through the mailing list ● We will assign and follow the works using the Tracker ● Delivery and development of the works using Subversion Master on Free Software
  8. 8. DocBook ● DocBook seminar ● Everything you need to know, you will learn it in this course ● Used by most of the projects for documentation purposes Master on Free Software
  9. 9. Recommend bibliography ● Producing Open Source Software (O' Reilly) ● Open Source for the Enterprise (O' Reilly) ● Materials from the PhD program at URJC / UPM ● Free software for a free society (by Richard Stallman) ● DocBook, the definitive guide Master on Free Software
  10. 10. Summary ● Goals of this master – Student will be able of joining a project and participating on it, with all the needed theoretical and technological background ● Goals of this course – Theoretical and technological fundamentals for the rest of courses Master on Free Software
  11. 11. Any question? ● Moodle – http://gsyc.es/moodle ● GForge – http://forge.morfeo-project.org/projects/freeswmaster ● Questions – General mailing list in GForge – Forum in Moodle Master on Free Software
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