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Re: [Computerbank] new branches discussion

While Darrell is moving and Kylie is on her break, can the rest of us do
some stuff to help Canberra to begin to get set up? Kylie mentioned she had
contacts from other people in the A.C.T. area who had indicated an interest
in the past, if any others have some too, perhaps you could tell them we're
talking about it on here and suggest they join us on this list or
something?  .. Bruce

At 21:35 20/12/01 +1100, Darrell Burkey wrote:

     [Would this work in Canberra, Darrell?]

>Perhaps. It's a technique I use and believe in but for some reason it hasn't
>been as successful here as I had expected. But it does seem to be the only
>thing that works if you are willing to put the time and energy into setting
>the example. But be prepared that the amount of time and energy may be far
>more than you expected. :-) Then again YMMV.
>I haven't been too active on this list as President of Computing Assistance
>Support & Education (CASE - http://www.case.org.au) because we have been
>flat out with a few projects, I'm switching jobs and moving house. You might
>want to look at our web site on the projects page to see what has been
>keeping us busy if you are interested.
>So what I'm saying is that we haven't had a lot of time to think about
>Computerbank but I do know that there is support for the group (although I
>have some questions about how all this melds with community development as a
>whole). I would be quite proud if CASE could assist in any way as we are an
>IT cooperative with the goal to be "a venue of possibilities" and to broker
>resources for use by community and non-profit groups. And personally, as a
>very new Unix Administrator I am very pro Linux and open source. :-)
>I'll give the topic the consideration it deserves early next year when I'm
>settled in and a bit more in control of a few of the projects we are working

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