Free Software Festival 2008

Date : 20-09-2008

Time : 10:00. A. M - 05:00. P. M

Venue :

Inauguration & Installation : K. S. Auditorium

DemoStalls : CSE Department

Chief Guest : Mr. Kamesh Jayachandran, CollabNet

Title of the Talk : Subversion

Highlight of the talk :

  • He is the first Indian full committer to the subversion code base. He played a great role in the development of the 'Merge tracking' feature included in the latest Subversion 1.5.
  • Development of FOSS projects using Versioning

DemoStalls :

Around 20 Demo stalls were shown to showcase the students ability. List of demostalls presented in FStival '08 are given here.

  • CD Burning
  • Documentation tools
  • Imaging tools
  • Ofice suite
  • Web design tools
  • Graphics tools
  • Multimedia tools
  • GCC and GDB

Surprise Visitor : Dr. Sivathanu Pillai, Chief Controller of DRDO has visited the Stalls of Fstival'08 during 2:00.P. M to 4:00. P. M. He has visited and queried about all the stalls enthustiatically and offered valuable suggestions to the students

Audience :

About 300 members from in and around madurai has attended Fstival '04