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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] IT Minutes of Basement Meeting 2007-12-17, Next Me
Re: [Fsuk-manchester] IT Minutes of Basement Meeting 2007-12-17, Next Meeting
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 16:09:28 +0000
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Can I suggest that a social is held after the next meeting for anyone who is
interested in the ITWG.
If anyone doesn't know the basement - it was (and hopefully will be again)
aone of the best cafe venues in Manchester and a working example of FS in
action in a real/public environment. the suite was pretty much constantly in
On Tuesday 29 January 2008 12:15:17 Dave Page wrote:
> Here are the ITWG-relevant minutes from the last Basement meeting. It'd
> be really great if we could get a bunch of people interested in the
> Basement IT cluster along to the next meeting.
> The next Basement meeting will be on Monday 4th February 2008, at the
> Manchester Digital Development Agency  on Portland Street in central
> Manchester, from 7pm to 9pm.
> ----- Forwarded message from morag <address@hidden> -----
> Subject: Minutes of Basement Meeting 2007-12-17 - AND LANDLORD NEWS
> IT Working Group
> Since the Basement closed, the ITWG has had communications issues,
> caused by people leaving Manchester, flakey mailing list servers
> It had been hoped that the ITWG would spin off a more general group to
> promote free software (referring to freedom rather than price) in
> Manchester. Since the flood, such a group has been set up independently
> by Matt Lee of the Free Software Foundation. The FSUK Manchester group
> has aims which dovetail nicely with the IT Working Group, and it
> represents a new, large group of volunteers.
> The ITWG is hoping to obtain grants from the FSF and UKFSN for hardware
> and an Internet connection once the Basement reopens. We need to perform
> an audit of ITWG equipment and report back (this needs to be done by
> other Basement groups as well).
> The FSUK project is providing hosting for a new mailing list and
> ticketing system for the ITWG, which will be more reliable than current
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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