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|SUBJECT ||Re: Fw: [hangout] Re: I want to help with Brooklyn Borough Hall "wiring"
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Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 14:39:41 -0500
From: Ruben I Safir
To: Serge Derrick
Cc: jwb235-at-nyu.edu, ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com, hangout-at-nylxs.com
Subject: Re: Fw: [hangout] Re: I want to help with Brooklyn Borough Hall "wiring"
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We now have a 1:30 Appoint for Next Thursday Afternoon with
The ORIGINAL CEO of Brooklyn Linux Solutions
On 2002.02.15 14:29 Serge Derrick wrote:
> I just talked to Scott Cotten (718-802-3900 extension 3759) of Brooklyn
> Borough Hall who said that they have no intention of going to Linux, or any
> system other than Microsoft.
> He mentioned user familiarity. Also, other city agencies are Microsoft
> based if/when support is needed.
> Serge Derrick
> > I will start searching and calling this afternoon (2/14/2002). Serge
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jonathan Bober"
> > To: "Serge Derrick"
> > Cc: ;
> > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 12:52 AM
> > Subject: [hangout] Re: I want to help with Brooklyn Borough Hall "wiring"
> > >
> > > Hello.
> > >
> > > I have not done anything in the last few days as I have been quite busy.
> > > Tomorrow night perhaps, and definitely beginning Friday I would like to
> > > figure out what we can do and who to contact. I need to discuss with
> > > Ruben exactly what we will be willing to do and exactly what we will be
> > > willing to help Boro Hall with - ie we don't really have money to help
> > > them, we only have our time, and we will have to convince them that if
> > > they find the money, we will really do what we promise, so we definitely
> > > do not want to promise too much. Then next week I would like to contact
> > > Boro Hall and offer help and see how receptive they are.
> > >
> > > For now, if you can do any research on figuring out who to contact for
> > > what, that would be great. I will certainly keep you in touch with
> > > whatever is going on. If you do not hear from me PLEASE pester me, but
> > > do not assume that I am going ahead on anything without letting you
> > > know.
> > >
> > > Now it is getting late and I have hours and hours of advanced calulus
> > > homework to do. G. H. Hardy wrote that he believed that no one should
> > > do more than about four hours of math a day, and on days like today, I
> > > really understand the motivation behind that statement.
> > >
> > > Jon Bober.
> > >
> > > On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 00:23:48 -0500
> > > "Serge Derrick" wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have written to Ruben to offer my help in helping
> > > nylxs/nylug/etc. to "wire" Brooklyn Borough Hall. Ruben said I should
> > > get in touch with you. I am now trying to get in touch with you.
> > > [snip]
> > > Please let me be a part of the Brooklyn Borough Hall technoogy upgrade
> > > to Linux from Windows. Thank you. Serge Derrick
> > > ____________________________
> > > New Yorker Linux Users Scene
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> > >
> > ____________________________
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