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1999.02.23 Meeting Notes


Once again we met at Steve's Pizza. We ended up in the not-quite-back room, which turned out to be a bit of an annoyance. Though we had plenty of room, there was background noise. sys is going to be calling further ahead of time to prevent this from happening again. :)

  • Please be sure to sign up to the mailing list! All announcements from now on will be through there.
  • Amendments to the LUGoD Constitution
    • Yolo to be changed to Yolo county in Artcle 2, Number 3
    • Changing the policy of voting on a matter brought up at a meeting in Article 5:
      "In the absence of objection to voting, a vote will take place immediately. Otherwise uoting will take place at the next meeting."
  • Dan Benson from the OCA announced an upcoming talk:
    • Wes Hardacre, programmer of the UCD SNMP will be talking
    • Where: 1131 Engineering 2 on UCD campus, 1st floor conference room
    • When: March 10, 5pm
    • Possibly form a group and head to Sudwerks later
    • He hopes to get more open source contributors together for recognition, sharing, and talks.
  • Make sure to reserve a place farther in the future, so we don't get stuck in a room full of screaming babies and drink vending.
  • Installfest suggestions
    • spreading info, if not necessarily Linux CDs
    • maybe a table by the MU, Farmer's Market, or picnic day
  • Linux in the News
    • There was a CNN show on Linux, mostly RedHat, at 10p, Feb 24
    • Linux-thing on local public TV. It was lousy and the guy didn't know what he was talking about.
    • Pro-linux article in PCWeek
    • SacBee article about Linux's recent backing by big companies, IBM, Dell, etc.
  • Microsoft Update 99: Several people volunteered to pass out pro-Linux flyers and pamphlets at the MS update, Feb 26 in MU 2.
    • The talks targeted were:
      • 1:00 - 2:30p: Office 2000 overview
      • 2:45 - 4:15p: Windows 2000/Windows NT
    • Marianne Waage will make pamphlets if text is provided for her
    • Cross-mail info to oca list: oca-users@ucdavis.edu


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