Advocacy: next steps

50-minute session on day 3

Brainstorm how and where to distribute the idea of reproducible builds.


  • FOSDEM’16, January 30-31st 2016
  • FLOCK, date and location for 2016 unknown
  • Organise a Google Tech Talk

Applications to reach

  • Firefox
  • LibreOffice

Test systems

  • Have something like rules for Travis so people can put a badge for their project.
  • Also document recipes for Jenkins.


  • GNU
  • openSUSE
  • RedHat
  • Docker
  • Universities and CS teachers
  • Business word (create selling points for companies)

Misc. things to do

  • Create an icon or badge for projects
  • Spread howtos to developers
  • Send out press releases
  • Get into the news

People who can help

  • Nathan Willes from Linux Weekly News
  • Richard Stallman
  • Ben Laurie

News site to reach

  • LWN
  • Hackernews
  • Der Spiegel