[Novalug] Meetings of OSS-Biz SIG -- Was "AOL"
greg at pryzby.org
Wed Sep 26 18:02:21 EDT 2007
On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 05:53:09PM -0400, Paul D. Bain wrote:
> ---- Original message ----
> >Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 09:43:58 -0400
> >From: John Franklin <franklin at elfie.org>
> >Subject: Re: [Novalug] AOL, anyone there?
> >To: "Northern Virginia Linux User's Group" <novalug at calypso.tux.org>
> > Those of you who used to work there and have seen
> > previous cuts, does AOL tend to exit the least
> > useful or the most expensive?
> > From the shameless plug department, the OSS-Biz SIG
> >  is meeting tonight, 5:30 at O'Faolain's in
> > Sterling, about 15 minutes from the Dulles AOL
> > campus. If you're Affected (or think you may be)
> > and want to explore going it your own, come on
> > out. I'll have a baseball cap that reads "Utenzi",
> > either on my head or on the table.
> > jf
> >  http://novalug.com/SIG/OSSbiz/
> The web page for OSSbiz was not altogether informative. How many usually attend these meetings? How long do the meetings last?
> There is a certain "OSS biz" topic that interests me in particular: how to use OSS to provide services, as in "software as a service" (SaaS), which is one of the hottest "buzz phrases" in the "mainstream" IT press these days. How often does the SIG discuss this topic and what is the nature of these discussions? Finally, why do the meetings take place in Sterling? That is a bit too far for some of us. IIRC, NoVa LUG's attendance did not reach "critical mass" until the LUG moved its meeting place from Manassas to a more "central" NoVa location, Falls Church. Perhaps the SIG should consider doing the same.
Uhmm... the reason it moved from Manassas to Centreville was because
the library would not let me sign up for more than 1 month at a time.
we left centerville because the started double booking the room (saw
our reservation erased).
We were in Arlington next and then Falls Church until we moved to
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