Añadido por aetherlux el martes 08 de febrero de 2011 a las 03:29
La Free Software Foundation y el proyecto GNU han anunciado la apertura del período de nominación para los 13º Free Software Awards. Las nominaciones deben ser enviadas a email@example.com
Información sobre los ganadores previos puede encontrarse en:
Aquí más información al respecto:
### Award for the Advancement of Free Software
The Free Software Foundation Award for the Advancement of Free Software
is presented annually by FSF president Richard Stallman to an individual
who has made a great contribution to the progress and development of
free software, through activities that accord with the spirit of free
Last year, John Gilmore was recognized with the Award for the
Advancement of Free Software for his contributions to network security.
Gilmore joined a prestigious list of previous winners including Wietse
Venema, Harald Welte, Ted Ts'o, Andrew Tridgell, Theo de Raadt, Alan
Cox, Larry Lessig, Guido van Rossum, Brian Paul, Miguel de Icaza and
### Award for Projects of Social Benefit
Nominations are also open for the 2010 Award for Projects of Social
Benefit. The Social Benefit award recognizes a project that
intentionally and significantly benefits society through collaboration
to accomplish an important social task.
Last year, The Internet Archive received this award, in recognition of
its work to foster a growing body of creative, educational and
scientific works that can be shared and built upon by others, and to
raise awareness of the harm inflicted by increasingly restrictive
Previous winners have included Creative Commons, Groklaw, the Sahana
project, and Wikipedia.
In the case of both awards, previous winners are not eligible for
nomination, but renomination of other previous nominees is encouraged.
Only individuals are eligible for nomination for the Advancement of Free
Software Award (not projects), and only projects can be nominated for
the Social Benefit Award (not individuals).
The award committee has not been finalized, but the last year's award
committee was composed of: Suresh Ramasubramanian (Chair), Peter H.
Salus, Raj Mathur, Hong Feng, Andrew Tridgell, Jonas Oberg, Verner
Vinge, Richard Stallman, and Fernanda G. Weiden.
Please send your nominations to , on or
before Wednesday, 16 February 2011. Please submit nominations in the
* In the email message subject line, either put the name of the person
you are nominating for the Award for Advancement of Free Software,
or put the name of the project for the Award for Projects of Social
* Please include, in the body of your message, an explanation (40
lines or less) of the work done and why you think it is especially
important to the advancement of software freedom or how it benefits
* Please state, in the body of your message, where to find the
materials (e.g., software, manuals, or writing) which your
nomination is based on.