[plug] Fwd: Has SLPWA disappeared (fwd)

Alastair Irvine alastair at al.id.au
Mon Sep 27 18:21:42 WST 2010

On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 10:09 pm, Scott Middleton wrote:
> Old Thread
> But I have decided that I am going to spearhead the
> re-re-re-start-up this time.
> There are a lot of ways to discuss it; but for me here it is:
> http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/LinuxIT/146320002051034
> My basic plan is if enough people are interested I will create a
> google apps domain and a FB page to match.

I disagree that SLPWA should be Facebook-based.  The closed nature 
of the latter is against everything that Open Source movement 
stands for.

However I'm keen to help with the re...-start-up.  What needs doing?

> I don't see the need for regular meetings in person as this is
> the new millennium and we can chat via TS3 or google chat or
> whatever we decide. Being professionals we can decide on the best
> non-partisan way.
> I need Alex to still be interested in being treasurer. I need a
> person familiar with meetings and I need people interested in
> Linux as part of their profession.
> This is not just Linux (mainly Linux) but how using Linux is the
> best tool for most jobs. More importantly how Linux can help you
> with your current job. We do not have to be one eyed. There are
> so many options now to use Linux in a multitude of devices. Lets
> let people know we are here!
> For the paranoid. Yep self interest but I get a lot of reference
> anyway and I will step away if wanted. There are a lot of easier
> ways to get work than doing this!
> I can see a lot of options available to us. To start go to the
> above link and hassle me out to start our own page!

Alastair Irvine, Warpspace IT <http://www.warpspace.net/>
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