WLUG Committee Meeting
23 March 2005
Meeting opened at 7.14pm
Motion: that the minutes are a true and accurate record of the previous meeting
No update on Exim 4 books.
The linux.conf.au organisers thanked us for our offer of support.
The Treasurers report was tabled and accepted.
We see the technical merits of leaving the reply-to address of mailing list posts as the original sender, but WLUG is a public discussion list and most posts expect a public reply. We encourage all users to check the To: header before clicking "send" in their mail client.
WLUG will issue a statement to NZOSS offering their support in the fight against software patents. John will contact NZOSS regarding this.
Craig in contact with Daniel regarding installfest location & internet access. Investigating ideas for quick distro installations. Need a PABX for phone line testing. Minimum PC standards will be enforced. Contact Recycled Tech regarding machines above that point/modems. Follow up on Ubuntu CDs. Craig to talk to Matt to prepare list of tasks. Leverage Firefox - potential Windows installations too.
Installfest sponsors sought to provide giveaways/spot prizes, food, table hire.
Other potential install targets - monowall.
Suggested topics: server hardware, school staff, library books, trip to linux.conf.au, CD duplicator, test rig, projector, video/video streaming/video encoding.
Suggested fundraising topic: WLUG Presentation Centre - projector, video gear, PC/s to run etc.