[ale] Open Source Repository for Local Government
bob at verysecurelinux.com
Fri Feb 6 19:14:28 EST 2004
This sounds very exciting. Count me in!
Btw, my speciality is network security.
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On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 11:58:26AM -0500, Andy Stein wrote:
> Hello Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts,
> I am driving a project that could lead to Local Governments creating an
> Open Source Repository of Shared application software, or simply the
> Repository. If we succeed, the impact could be significant for Local
> Governments in the US and beyond and equally significant for Open Source
> as a means of creating enterprise business mission critical
> applications. It could mean that many Open Source and Linux enthusiasts
> like you could benefit from an additional source of income as you guide
> and assist municipalities in the transition.
> I will be in Atlanta during March 10 through 12 and would like to meet
> with those on this distribution list who see value in the proposal.
> Unfortunately this falls on the off Thursday for both ALE NE and NW. I
> thought maybe a smaller group could meet on Thursday, March 11.
> Bellow are two recent press releases on the subject, one in O'Reilly and
> the other with Linux World Magazine's Radio.
> Newport News, Virginia is part of the Tidewater area or Hampton Roads.
> Virginia Beach and Norfolk are better known jurisdictions in our
> metropolitan area.
> The Mayor of the City of Newport News will be with me as well. I am not
> sure if he will want to attend a discussion with a very technical group,
> but I believe we have a fairly good chance to get him there. We could
> benefit both your local government as well as your income since it is
> possible that this may result in a need being generated in your area of
> Let me know if you are interested and I hope I will have a chance to
> meet some of you in March.
> Andy Stein
> Director IT
> City of Newport News
> (757) 926-8560
> astein at nngov.com
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> Ale at ale.org
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