[FSFE PR][EN] [GNU/FSF Press] FSF announces call for 2005 award nominations

John Sullivan johns at fsf.org
Tue Aug 2 17:55:21 CEST 2005

Press release: Boston, MA, USA - Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU project today announced the
request for nominations for the 2005 FSF Award for the Advancement of
Free Software. This award is presented to a person who has made a
great contribution to the progress and development of free software,
through activities that accord with the spirit of software freedom (as
defined in the Free Software Definition[1]).

Last year's winner Theo de Raadt was recognized for his work as
founder and project leader of the OpenBSD and OpenSSH projects. Theo
joined a prestigious list of previous winners including Alan Cox,
Miguel de Icaza, Donald Knuth, Larry Lessig, Brian Paul, Guido van
Rossum, Richard Stallman, Linus Torvalds, and Larry Wall.

Full details about the award and how to provide your nomination are
available at <http://www.fsf.org/news/fs-award-2005.html>.

[1] http://www.fsf.org/licensing/essays/free-sw.html

John Sullivan
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