Your participation on IloveFS day

vedran vedran at
Mon Feb 9 16:47:35 UTC 2015

How to unscribe? On Feb 9, 2015 5:18 PM, Max Mehl <max.mehl at> wrote:
> Dear Fellows and friends, 
> As you may have already seen [1], this week is dedicated to the "I love 
> Free Software" day which will take place on the upcoming Saturday, 
> February 14. 
> As every year we want to use Valentine's Day to not only give pleasure 
> to our sweethearts but also to say "Thank you" to all people which are 
> easing our daily lifes by contributing to Free Software - may they be 
> developers, translators, activists, testers or documentalists. 
> This year the focus is on the individuals. Most of us like some of the 
> huge Free Software projects, but all of us also rely on smaller pieces 
> of software. In many cases, those projects are driven by very few people 
> who are dedicating their free and work time for the software's users. 
> All of them deserve our appreciation! 
> I would like to ask you and your friends to show your love individually 
> to them on this special day. We already prepared some nice activities 
> which will make it easy to take part in the IloveFS campaign: 
> - For this year we created a photo gallery [2] of people showing their 
>   love to Free Software. Thanks to several people we already collected 
>   some nice pictures which might inspire you. So why not taking a camera 
>   and make a picture of you presenting your enthusiasm for Free Software 
>   and its contributors creatively? Send them to the developers or use 
>   them in your blog posts or microblogs! 
> - The second novelty of this year's campaign are the postcards with the 
>   "I love Free Software... but I love YOU more" slogan on it. They are 
>   suitable to be sent to your dearest but also to people you want to 
>   thank for their work for the Free Software community. As a special you 
>   can get them for free on our "Spread The Word" page! [3] 
> - And of course we'd also be happy about your activity on microblogs 
>   like GnuSocial or Twitter (please use #ilovefs) and articles on your 
>   blogs about specific projects you'd like to recommend or general 
>   aspects of Free Software you want to emphasize. It's a great resource 
>   of motivation and knowledge for all of us. In the last part of the 
>   #ilovefs report 2014 [4] you can cast a glance at a small excerpt of 
>   blog posts we've seen last time. 
> So let's celebrate a joyful "I love Free Software" day on Saturday 
> together! I'm very excited to see your creative ideas and we're all 
> looking forward to making contributors of all kinds happy :) 
> Thanks and best regards, 
> Max 
> P.S.: I'd like to thank all people who helped with this year's campaign 
> so far! Translators, photographers, proofreaders etc. - you know who you 
> are :) 
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