Ubuntu Newbies Project (UNP)

Martin Meredith martin at sourceguru.net
Wed Jun 8 14:18:27 UTC 2005


Hey, as long as you can come up with some sort of significant
contribution to the greoup, then you're welcome in.... you seem like
you're willing to dedicate to the project, so - give me an email and
I'll add you to my mailing list.

Benjamin Zeller wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 June 2005 14:46, James Wilkinson wrote:
> 
>>Stephen R Laniel wrote:
>>
>>>IRC support is fine too, but I suspect that's already
>>>self-limiting your audience to people who are way more
>>>technically proficient than the audience I think we should
>>>be supporting.
>>
>>I've no idea what open-source solutions are out there, but last time I
>>had a problem with an Epson printer, they had a website with,
>>effectively, an implementation of the old talk protocol. You typed in
>>your message and the Epson person typed back. Eventually, I got a RMA
>>number (return authorisation).
>>
> 
> 
> That's a quite good solution, but might be too much imho.
> 
> 
>>Something like that, or a basic web page implementation of an IRC
>>channel, would be cool.
> 
> 
> I am quite firm in implementing this. I got a ready and working solution, 
> which is bound to a certain Network, but it won't be too much work to rebuild 
> it to work with another network (if this is needed).
> I can offer to supply the needed code (if a decision for an IRC network was 
> made).
> 
> I guess that the suggestions just made implify, that I'd like to participate 
> in this "project". What I can't state is my amount of time.
> 
> 
>>It would still require a working computer, but I think the alternative
>>of having phone support would be expensive for all concerned.
>>
> 
> 
> I agree ;-)
> 
> 
>>James.
>>
> 
> 
> 
> Greetinx,
> 
> Benni
> 
> 

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