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Debian at AOSS 8 Bali

Last week I had a chance to participate at the 8th Asia Open Source Software Symposium in Bali. I am just a participant in that event.



In this event I met with Niibe Yutaka, a Debian developer from Japan. (He's on the left in the picture.) Well, since I am a Debian user, we had a chat. A day earlier, I was wearing Debian T-shirt and somebody thought that I am from Debian. Whoa.

On a different note, he said that he contributed to the japanese (version? extension?) of emacs as his "night job." Ha ha ha. I told him that I am a "vi" user. Ha ha ha. We are from different "editor religion."

[For those who are not familiar with the joke, here's a little brief story. Most old UNIX users had two camps of editor: vi and emacs. We joke to each other. Nowadays, there are better[?] editors, but I still use vi. Even on my MS Windows computer, I use vi (or vim, to be exact). It's just a habbit.]

Niibe asked me why there's no Debian developer in Indonesia. Go…