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Re: [vox] Upcoming meeting news!


It will be on "vi".


>From: nbs <nbs@sonic.net>
>Reply-To: vox@lists.lugod.org
>To: vox@lists.lugod.org
>Subject: Re: [vox] Upcoming meeting news!
>Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 16:23:17 -0700
>On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 04:16:32PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net>
> > >
> > > LUGOD has got some cool meetings coming up for the new few months!
> > >
> > > Here's the current line-up!
> > >
> > >
> > >   This Monday, April 15th   (Tax day!)
> > >
> > >     Verbus M. Counts on the VI editor
> > >     (he's been using it for a long, long time)
> >
> > will this be vi or vim?
>It could be that he's doing a general history of the beast, and all the
>variations that popped up.
>Here's his blurb (from our website):
>         Vi ("vee eye") is a visual text editor which was developed
>         by Bill Joy in 1976.  He took the sources of 'ed' and 'ex',
>         two line-based editors for Unix, and created Vi.
>         Since then, it has evolved into many different versions for
>         many, many platforms.  Vi is one of the core tools that all
>         sysadmins should feel comfortable using, as it should be
>         available on all Unix systems (unlike other popular Unix editors).
>I think Verbus is on vox.  Maybe he can answer your questions more
>specifically.  You out there, Verbus?
> > >   Tuesday, June 4th   (keep an eye on this meeting!!!)
> > >
> > >     Robin Gross, an attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation 
> > >
> > >     http://www.lugod.org/meeting/upcoming/#2002.06.04
> >
> > how does that woman have the wil to do all the travelling and promoting
> > that she does?
>I dunno.  But this should be a cool event.  Hopefully really, really big. 
>(Some of you know what I'm talking about. >:^) )
> > she must have one of the busiest schedules out of
> > anyone i know.  i hear she like wheat crust on pizzas.   we should get a
> > few for that meeting.
>We can do this.  Any suggestions as to what place to get them from?
>(I know you like Woodstocks, Pete)
> > > We also might have someone from Jim Henson's Creature Shop come up
> > > to talk about their use of Linux and Open Source!  (No idea when, 
> >
> > ooooooo-yeaaaaaah.....
>Yeah.  This fellow cropped up on the SDL mailing list and was like:
>"Here, I've made a patch that allows SDL to do audio input, not just 
>I e-mailed him privately and said "sounds like you're using Linux?
>Want to come talk about it?" :)
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