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Re: [Computerbank] 225q, Ararat and a new project in NE-VIc
I think Kylie will be back then and Grant and I will be at work as well.
It's always best to call after lunch as we don't always come in until
On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Greg White wrote:
> G'day Kylie, I am thinking of coming to Melbourne on perhaps the 8th or 9th
> of January.
> Are you likely to be there then, or somebody else. Nothing of importance,
> just thought I'd drop in and say LO.
> I will meet Bruce, whom I havent met yet, and I want to drop an old box into
> 225q and meet Sam as well.
> I'm sort of okay with RH5 through to RH7.1 And Mandrake 6.0. I am not a
> Linux specialist/guru. But I get by.
> Hardware, I am pretty okay with, but some of the old boards, I like to have
> a handbook for, because users do all sorts of funny things with the jumpers.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kylie Davies <email@example.com>
> To: Bruce McCubbery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 3:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [Computerbank] 225q, Ararat and a new project in NE-VIc
> > Hi Bruce, Hi all!
> > Hope we are all having happy times over the *holiday* season. :)
> > Hmmm...no one from computerbank on the list - ahem - it's the holidays
> > and I, for one, decided it was time I spent time _away_ from the
> > computer - get outdoors kinda of thing - relax - take a break. Hope
> > others will do the same.
> > But I will provide comment about a few things...if only to quench the
> > thirst of some of our more prolific posters! :)
> > Okay - on the subject of 225q and NYE - do whatever you like - post
> > about it here - organise an action committee - have a meeting at
> > computerbank or 225q about it - have fun. :) I'll be away in the bush.
> > Thanks to Darrell for his post about ACT involvement in Computerbank -
> > will look forward to chatting about this in early January...meanwhile
> > will look for ACT people who have expressed an interest in Computerbank
> > before (there has definately been a few).
> > On the subject of Greg White and Ararat - I think Greg is doing some
> > wonderful work in regards to getting some support together. When i am
> > back in the office - I'll check old emails for people who may live in
> > that area - who may have shown interest in helping computerbank - I know
> > that there are a few in Ballarat and Bendigo.
> > Further on this subject I'd suggest that Greg come down and visit in
> > Melbourne (if possible) to get a crash course in linux and maybe take
> > home a few practice boxes. Give us a call after January 8th (we are on
> > holidays til then!) to arrange a time (this will give us time to prepare
> > the boxes).
> > Other than that - keep up the good work - do what you can - harness
> > support and talk to people who share similar goals. We'll stay in touch
> > about the people who might be able to assist. Take a look at the linux
> > folk locator (what was that URL again?) to see if there is a linux
> > friendly geek in your area.
> > Okay...
> > Another interesting thing that I will mention right now (I promised I
> > would) and food for thought for all...
> > A project for both CAI-VIC and CAI-NSW (if okay with NSW) involving the
> > NE of VIC (near and around King Valley area), close to the NSW border
> > (details are a little sketchy because I've misplaced the project notes
> > i'd taken). We want to be able to network the italian tobacco growers
> > with 3 networks of three computers capable of Internet access (so 9 in
> > all). It is preferable to have these systems in both English and
> > Italian.
> > There are also about 12 stand alone systems to head down this way too,
> > but there are no issues with these.
> > Can anyone comment about the Italian side of the project? Do we have any
> > Italian speaking folk amongst us - and if so are you in NSW or VIC? What
> > about the degree of difficulty - are we able to implement friendly GUI's
> > for these people - some whom will have never used a computer before?
> > Questions...questions...
> > Anyway - hope everyone is enjoying their holidays and hope we all have a
> > great new year!
> > More on the Italian project later... :) Back online January 7th!
> > Cheers,
> > Kylie
> > > years party with the people from Computerbank but it doesn't seem anyone
> > > from Computerbank is on their list.
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