[linux-elitists] Fwd: [vox] Microsoft interested in our feelings

Tanner Lovelace lovelace@trilug.org
Fri Dec 19 13:40:09 PST 2003

Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Karsten Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com):
>>A Microsoft networking division manager has been contacting LUGs
>>(including LUGoD) regarding what appear to be focus groups concerning
>>"where you'd like to see Microsoft in five years".  -6' comes to
> I received one of those requests from Surkan, the other day, in my
> capacity as a LUG listadmin.  
> He got major points from me for being considerate and pleasant, so I
> hasten to help him out:  I told him his post would be quite welcome, but
> that the list was subscriber-only, so he'd want to join before posting,
> and that he was welcome to either stick around afterwards or not, at his
> option.  He hasn't posted, so I don't know particulars of his project,
> yet.

I also received an e-mail from him this morning, in my capacity as
list admin for the Triangle Linux Users Group.  Our list is
subscriber only, too  I haven't responded yet because a) it's been a busy
day at work and b) our full steering committee generally discusses
things like this between ourselves before doing anything.

I appreciate hearing from other LUGs as to what they've done.  I agree
that his e-mail was very considerate and pleasant and we will almost
certainly do the same thing Rick has done.

Tanner Lovelace
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