GNOME: Interview with incoming Board Member Seif Lotfy

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http://www.gnome.org – Today's interview is from Seif Lotfy, one of the new GNOME Foundation board members. Where do you live/work? Darmstadt, 30km south of Frankfurt Germany. Why is open source/free software important to you? I believe open source/free software promotes innovation, due to its nature of crowd sourcing. How/when/why did you become involved in GNOME? I started using GNOME in 2004. I had SUSE installed at that point. Later I switched to Ubuntu. I got involved trying to fix a bug in Gimmie that was keeping me away from using it. So I sat down and looked at the python code which seemed to me like pseud (Software)