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2003.01.20 Meeting Notes


  • Kevin Mitnick can use the Internet again!

  • First internet-based vote! A small town outside of Geneva, Switzerland, held it. There were just over 1000 eligible voters. 44% cast ballots. 50% of them did it via mail.

  • Mandrake files bankruptcy!

  • Jon Johansen (author of DeCSS) was acquited by a Norwegian judge.

  • A study has shown that Microsoft Office runs faster on Linux (using CodeWeavers' CrossOver) than on Windows.

Project Reports

No project reports were given during the meeting, since this meeting was a party!

  • Library - The following books were donated to the library:

    • LibraNet 2.7 beta CD set
    • Red Hat 7.2 CD set
    • Debian 3.0r0 (Woody) CD set
    • O'Reilly Proceedings of the Perl Conference 4.0
    • O'Reilly Perl Conference 5 Proceedings
    • O'Reilly Apache: The Definitive Guide
    • O'Reilly Web Navigation: Designing the User Experience
    • O'Reilly Java Examples in a Nutshell
    • New Riders The Zope Book

Other Business

  • Financial Report - $114.25 in voluntary dues were collected. $25.00 was spent on the room at the library.

Special Event

  • LUGOD screened the independent film "REVOLUTION OS" to a crowd of nearly 100! LUGOD purchased pizzas, chips, veggies, drinks and a cake. Others brought food and snacks, including Steve Nguyen of TekSystems, and Lee Welter.



  • Approximately 85 people attended this meeting!

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