For a change, here are some pictures taken while hiking…
I spent the last week in Brittany to visit my cousin, here are some pictures.
August 24, 2009: Rennes
August 25, 2009: Cotes d’Armor / Plouha
Monique and Gege
Me and Gege
August 26, 2009: Cotes d’Armor / around Batz Island
Red rock bay
August 28, 2009: Vannes
Jardin des Remparts
Pointe des Émigrés
Huge sailing boat
August 29, 2009: Vannes, Carnac
Lots of seashells
Brave hikers, courageous people and believers, 2291 km (1423 miles) on foot are waiting for you.
Note: kilometer ought to be written with a lowercase k and not a K which means Kelvin (sorry, I studied in physics; no one is perfect)
So, how about posting some news about what’s new on my home page? Let’s do it!
Here’s the description of today (yesterday)’s bicycle trip: Luxembourg – Schengen – Rodemack.
About 80 km long, this bicycle trip brings you from Luxembourg City to the well known village of Schengen along the SaarLorLux veloroute, then comes a very quick trip in Germany before heading into France along the Moselle River.
Some pictures can be found on this gallery page.
While reading the FSF France website, it seems that the French government could declare free software illegal.
On Friday November 18th, 2005, at the ministry of culture, phonographic lobbying group declared to free software actors: “You are going to change your licenses.” and “You are going to stop publishing your software.”. They declared they would sue any author who gives his source code if the amendment “VU/SACEM/BSA/FT Division Contenus” would be voted.
Publishing free software allowing to access to culture is going to be a counterfeiter offence; any software allowing download such as instant messengers or any server software (P2P, HTTP, FTP, SSH, …). Any network software would require spyware ala Microsoft, Sony or Apple or would be declared illegal. Originally written by Videndi Universal, this amendment has been improved by other members of the Sirinelli comission, for the Higher Council of Literature and Artistic Property.
I believe this won’t work; if they would vote such a law, they’d kill their economy; on the other hand it was a crime to use cryptography a few years ago in this protectionist country where politicians “seek refuge behind old barriers and old ideas”. À suivre…
Updated information can be found here: http://eucd.info/index.php?English-readers.