[avevalbook] Re: Robert's book project

  • From: Lixin Lu <lixinlu123@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: avevalbook@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 17:33:05 -0700

Want to take a look at the table of content again, where it is?
Would love to spend some time on it, may write a chapter or a couple of
sections.
Lixin

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 9:34 AM, Bruce P. Burrell <bpb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Mine too, such as they are.
>
>   -BPB
>
>
> On Wed, 6 Oct 2010 09:30 -0700, Pat Bitton wrote:
>
> My editing and proof-reading skills are, as ever, at your disposal :-)
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: avevalbook-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:avevalbook-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Robert V
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:38 AM
>> To: avevalbook@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [avevalbook] Re: Robert's book project
>>
>> Sorry for the slow reply - I had my main email machine out of commission
>> for
>> a week and
>> some things slipped through the cracks.
>>
>> I've been away from active AV work for 10 years now, other than some
>> high-level consulting.
>> Of course, listening to a radio interview yesterday about Stuxnet <sp?> by
>> a
>> "cyber-security
>> expert" was rather sobering - there is still  a plethora of people who do
>> not really understand
>> what the risks are and what each new critter means. The guy was ranting
>> and
>> raving about
>> how this was such a BIG THING and I was thinking... hmmm.. we anticipated
>> this back when
>> we discovered that memory on Intel network cards could be an infection
>> vector about... only
>> about 12 years ago, or was it longer than that?
>>
>> But enough nostalgic rambling from me. :-)
>>
>> My personal and professional life has been one of much slowness and
>> distraction these past
>> 3 years, as my separation and divorce process has taken far longer than I
>> wanted or
>> expected it to. Things are almost finalized by all the gnomes in
>> bureaucracy
>> land, and if all
>> goes well, I will be in a much better place to even consider this sort of
>> project next year.
>>
>> So, here's the plan at this point:
>>
>> - from now until Dec 31st, please figure out what sort of commitment you
>> would be able and
>> willing to commit to the project during 1Q 2011.
>>
>> 1. We need
>>
>> - writers of chapters
>> - peer reviewers of chapters
>> - editors of chapters
>> - coordinators of sections
>>
>> so please figure out which of these would be workable for each of you.
>>
>> 2.  We need a workable collaboration technology. Last time I looked at
>> googledocs, it
>> seemed rather clumsy and limited. Maybe it is better now. Suggestions?
>>
>> 3. We need a place to brain-storm and that I can handle easily, I think,
>> on
>> one of my
>> domains. I'll waddle over and check that out - I think I can get a proper
>> forum setup pretty
>> easily.
>>
>> Robert Vibert
>> <not quite dead yet>
>>
>>
>> Hi Rob, it seems like the question is back to you;-)
>>> I am still interested tosee this project moving forward, such a good
>>> ideal,but it has been for a long while. We can still collaborate
>>> through emails, and work on different chapters independently, but we
>>> need to have a driver. What do you think?
>>>
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