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2000.12.18 Meeting Notes


News

  • DVD Zoning Enforced in Law in France
  • Atari 800XL used for heart diagnostics in Czech Republic
  • 3Dfx purchased by NVidia
  • British Telecom sues(!) Prodigy over hyperlink patent
  • GPL V3 preview available!
  • RedHat wins US Army Contract for embeded Linux devices
  • Gimp 1.2 coming soon - 1.3 branch (for 1.4 stable) and 1.9 branch (for 2.0 remake) to be worked on simultaneously

Committee Reports

  • Demo - The last demo was on December 16th at the Co-Op. The demo machine still needs some more tweaking, but it now has a Voodoo 5 video card.

  • DCN - No news.

  • Other LUGs
    • 12/19 - BALUG: Curtis Brune, VP of Engineering at Workspot
    • 1/4 - SVBUG: rlogin, rsh, etc., and SSH
    • 1/9 - NBLUG: Topic TBA
    • 1/15 - LUGOD: Jeremy Allison on Samba
    • 1/21 - LUGOD Installfest
    • 2/1 - SVBUG: Ernest Prabhakar - Apple Open Source Product Mgr.
    • 2/6 - LUGOD: Matt Bishop of UCD
    • 3/1 - SVBUG: Jef Raskin - The Humane Interface.

  • Installfests - The next IF will be January 21st. As usual, EUII Room 1131 at UC Davis. RSVP online. http://www.lugod.org/if/

  • LERT - No activity.

Other Business

  • Financial Report - $19.00 in voluntary dues were collected.

  • LUGOD T-Shirts - We've decided on "medium blue" shirts. Design Works wants us to go to their shop to pick exactly which blue.

  • Yolo Library Donation Update - O'Reilly has finally gotten back to us. If they recall correctly, they have sent the following titles to the library directly: POSIX Programming Guide, POSIX.4, Porting UNIX Software, SCO Unix in a Nutshell, UNIX Power Tools, and When You Can't Find Your UNIX SysAdmin.

  • Book Wishlist - Pete has mentioned that it'd be nice if we could get TCP/IP Illustrated (Vols. 1-3) and The Standard C Library donated into the library.

  • GNUJobs.com - Bill will be looking at GNUJobs.com and seeing if they would be good to work with.

Presentation

Attendance

  • Joel Baumert
  • Pete Salzman
  • Bill Kendrick
  • Henry House
  • Rick O'Shagnessy
  • Jan Wynholds
  • Ralph Bruckschen
  • Jeff DeFay
  • Rhonda Bailey
  • Steven Helms
  • Mark Kim
  • Casey Bralla
  • Mike Simons
  • Gabe Rosa
  • Marianne Waage
  • Rusty Minden
  • Jeff Herteg
  • George
  • ...and 1 other

Photos of this meeting

Quote of the Meeting

  • "I don't use Windows, so I don't need WINE except to play Half-Life." - Ralph Bruckschen


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