[oclug] Thurs. Meeting
Richard Guy Briggs
rgb at conscoop.ottawa.on.ca
Wed Feb 28 20:10:37 EST 2001
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 05:34:56PM -0500, Vic Gedris wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, James Leigh wrote:
> > Topic?
> > Do we have a topic for the meeting tomorrow? The web site still says no
> > topic, and I have not seen much talk about one on the list, except the
> > programming wars. I noticed that XFree86 4.0 and 3d accl. has been a
> > popular topic on the list this month. There has also been more talk about
> > ISPs and connecting you machine, but that is kinda boring. I hope we can
> > do without talking about html in emails, thanks again Chris. I would be
> > interested in learning more about passwd, nis, and shadow-passwords. We
> > talked shortly about those last month during ssh. Maybe some form of
> > programming could be useful, such as an intro into bash then some advance
> > programming for the rest of us. What I would really like to see is some
> > one talk about kernel 2.4.x. Going detail about stateful firewalling and
> > how it works. Masquerading with 2.4.x. Talk about using some new features
> > such as USB, AGP and video cards. What does everyone else think?
> I know the Oclug Board folks will have alot to talk about with their
> finalized(?) drafts of their incorporation docs.
Yup, the latest are on the web site for review.
> Richard....you still talking about PGP, or is that next month?
I will be, tomorrow, yes.
> As for programming wars, I'll post more about that either later today or
> tomorrow before the meeting. I still don't have a suitable problem to
> solve yet. I'm totally open to suggestions if you have them! Something
> that could be solved in a variety of languages, and not incredibly
> complex/huge would be ideal. Email me privately or post to the list if
> you have a suggestion!
I look forward to this!
> I also *really* like the ideal of the 5-minute talks. Might encourage
> people to bring up topics that they don't have time to prepage hour-long
> speeches on.
These sound quite interesting too!
slainte mhath, RGB
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