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Subject: [presentations] Re: November Topic?
From: Tom Hull <thull2@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 23:34:33 -0600
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While we're planning the meeting presenation, can Dale give a very short
(10-15 minutes) report on the webserver/webdev project status?

As of the last meeting, Dale had a machine and was tasked with putting it
together. We can discuss more details on webdev if needed.

John Goerzen wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 05:15:17PM -0600, Dale W Hodge wrote:
>>It would nice to announce something other that "Roach Speaks" as a topic.
>>It's almost the weekend and I really need to get an announcement out.  We
>>either need to pick a topic, or let John tell us what he'd most like to
>>present.  One way or the other a decision has to be made.
> For reference, the topics I suggested are here:
> It looks like everyone that responded liked option #3, so sounds like close
> enough to a consensus for me :-)  That option was:
> Topic Option 3: Big Brother Wants Your Movies
>  * Discussion of current events surrounding the loss of rights, both 
>    related to new digital media and to conventional media.  I'll give
>    a background on copyright, trademark, and patent law; a background
>    of the developments in the last 20 years that have a significant
>    impact on what's happening now; and ongoing court battles and
>    controversies surrounding content-management systems (CMS),
>    piracy, espionage, and more.
>    AND:
>  * Coverage of current attacks on Free Software -- proprietary
>    code in the Linux kernel, the bitkeeper issue, .NET, software
>    patents and the IETF, and more.
>  * If there is time after the presentation, I would be willing to debate
>    anyone that has a differing viewpoint.  Failing that, Q&A time.
> -- John

  *  Tom Hull * thull2 at *

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