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From: Ruben Safir
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Cc: Ron Guerin , Ruben Safir ,
Subject: Re: [hangout] Fwd: Re: Reality Check for me, please [ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com]
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We can look at that.
We need a new sub committee for Government and Business affairs.
Ron would make a great Chair, as soon has he joins the membership.
On 2002.02.06 08:48:06 -0500 David Sugar wrote:
>>Actually, there is another effort that has also been tried, the "GNU
>>Business Network". This might also be a venue for NYLXS to participate
>>in as (or get off the ground)...
>>Ron Guerin wrote:
>>>On Wed, 2002-02-06 at 00:31, Ruben Safir wrote:
>>>>We're ready, and we're a quick study. We are very interested in
>>>>penatrating the desktop in Government.
>>>You catch the Bob Young piece about Linux never capturing the desktop?
>>>It seems to me that many of the "Linux companies" are giving up right
>>>about the time when the Linux desktop is poised to start gathering some
>>>But I've always understood it won't be the VA Linuxes and the Red Hats
>>>that bring about the revolution. It will be us, the small
>>>businesspeople putting it into other small businesses and organizations
>>>like NYLXS pushing it into government. I had a customer ask _me_ about
>>>Linux two weeks ago. That was a first. Usually I'm the one that has to
>>>bring that subject up. Some people just want to save money, some want a
>>>better solution. Everyone ends up getting both.
>>>New Yorker Linux Users Scene
>>>Fair Use -
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