DrupalCamp Romania / Timisoara is the first major local Drupal event in Romania, and as far as I see, one of the most well prepared events of this kind taking place in the country on 2010.
I totally agree with you that Microsoft will try hard to slow down FLOSS adoption. But making the rest of the people (I mean the non-FLOSS enthusiast, or the ones that are not aware) thinking that FLOSS is an IT extremist movement, is more dangerous that trying to talk and influence Microsoft. Of course, Microsoft will not change if we talk to them (they will change when their marked will shrink and they will fill the pain in the pockets).But I know who will change – the undecided. The people who don’t know much about the issue. And even the ones who are Microsoft users. They will see that FLOSS people are open-minded, they are not fanatics, and they are in fact the ones that should be followed. That is my feeling.
A friend of mine (and one of the most active FLOSS supporters in Romania – Razvan Sandu) took the time to translate in English an article that deserves being read by more people. I promised I’ll publish it, see below: “This is a translation of the original Romanian article, published on February 11th, 2010 by…
About eLiberatica in general, and eLiberatica 4th edition in special. About the last 4 years since I started this initiative.