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Re: [DotGNU]dotgnu community on

From: Fergus Henderson
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]dotgnu community on
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2004 00:36:40 +1100
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On 07-Feb-2004, Rhys Weatherley <address@hidden> wrote:
> For the last three years, I've been trying to get Portable.NET some presence 
> in the ECMA working group, even if just as an observer able to see early 
> drafts at the same time as group members and comment on them.
> Every attempt has been met with "join the ECMA and then attend regular face
> to face meetings in the US and then we'll consider if we want to invite you
> to be a permanent member".  Even the cheapest applicable category of ECMA 
> membership is A$20,000+ per year, and that's before plane fares, 
> accomodation, etc.  (There are apparently cheaper rates for non-profit 
> organisations, but Southern Storm is registered as a full company, not a 
> non-profit).

Have you asked about joining as an individual, or as a representative of
GNU (i.e. the FSF, which is a non-profit organization)?

Fergus Henderson <address@hidden>  |  "I have always known that the pursuit
The University of Melbourne         |  of excellence is a lethal habit"
WWW: <>  |     -- the last words of T. S. Garp.

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