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Re: [vox] kudos to tim riley: yet another business goes open source
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Re: [vox] kudos to tim riley: yet another business goes open source

Cool!  Did Tim start with an existing open source shopping
cart system, or make something new from scratch?

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On Thursday 26 June 2003 01:39 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> dear lugod,
> a friend of mine, jeff, who owns davis motorsports wanted to expand his
> business to include a mail order system, like what dave has for
> nerdbooks.
> i posted a "job offer" to the list, and tim riley responded.  moreover,
> he said he'd do it for free under certain restrictions that promote free
> software, for instance, the system that he created would be licensed
> as free software and available to anyone else who wants to use it.
> there is a 100% certainty that jeff would've opted for a microsoft/ASP
> based solution had tim not stepped in.  basically, tim is responsible
> for yet another business using open source software on an open source
> platform.
> i would like to state two things:
> one:
> on behalf of the lugod officers, i would like to personally thank tim,
> since his efforts helped lugod attain the goal of spreading linux and
> free software among yolo county.
> two:
> i would like to announce that davis motorsports has just made a $200
> donation to LUGOD to help us purchase a projector.  this comes at an
> especially good time, since we would like to make the purchase soon for
> some upcoming meetings.
> pete
> ps- henry, next time i see you, i'll drop the check off.

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