[CoMoDev] Re: CoMoDev news (plain text version!)

  • From: Jason Simpkins <jsimpki@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: comodev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 07:08:36 -0700 (PDT)

We could use red robin its smoke free?

Thanks,
Jason
--- Kathleen Green <snowshoesw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> David,
> 
> Thanks for setting all of this up.
> 
> My only request as far as a meeting place is
> concerned
> is that is has much less smoking than the Rock
> Bottom
> Brewery, preferably None.  When I got home that
> night
> I had to "Febreeze" myself, my clothes, and my car
> to
> get the cigarette smoke smell out :-(
> 
> Kathy
> 
>   
> --- David Beers <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Still had some problems with that last one didn't
> > we?  I tweaked the MIME settings so that quoted
> > printable characters should be replaced with the
> > actual character instead of the garbage.  There
> *is*
> > a setting to allow HTML, but at this point I'm
> > afraid to try it for fear of sending another
> > unreadable message!
> > 
> > Hopefully this one will look clean.  There is a
> list
> > of config options about 6 feet long on this
> service,
> > so it might take a while before I get it working
> > *exactly* the way we want it to.  Sorry for the
> > extra bandwidth use while I test.
> > 
> > David
> > 
> > On Thu, 20 May 2004 15:44:36 -0600, David Beers
> > wrote:
> > > Ouch, that was ugly.  Should have stuck with my
> > first impulse and
> > > used plain= text.  Well, let this be a warning
> to
> > all who like to
> > > send email in HTML! = Here's a (hopefully) more
> > readable version:=A0
> > >
> > > ***Announcing the CoMoDev Email Discussion
> List***
> > >
> > >
> > > I took the liberty of subscribing those who have
> > expressed an
> > > interest in= the Colorado Mobile Developers
> group
> > to an email list
> > > I created for the= group. =A0If you are
> receiving
> > this message
> > > you're subscribed. =A0You can, of= course,
> > unsubscribe if you like:
> > > send a message to=
> > > comodev-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word
> > 'unsubscribe' in the
> > > subject= line. =A0However, this will be the main
> > way I will use to
> > > keep in touch with= the whole group and it makes
> > it possible for
> > > all of you to do the same. =A0To= post a message
> > to the whole group
> > > just reply to this message or send a new= one to
> > > comodev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > After doing some research it looked like
> > freelists.org was one of
> > > the better= options that didn't have obtrusive
> > advertising. =A0I
> > > wanted something with a= searchable web archive
> > and the ability for
> > > users to configure how they want= to the list to
> > work for them.
> > > =A0And that was free. =A0To view and edit your=
> > preferences you can
> > > browse to www.freelists.org, search on CoMoDev,
> > follow= the link to
> > > our FreeLists page, and click "Login directly to
> > this list".=
> > > =A0The first time you login, just leave the
> > password blank and give
> > > the email= address you gave me earlier.
> =A0You'll
> > be sent a
> > > temporary password that you= can use to login.
> > =A0Once logged in
> > > you can click "Change Settings" to=
> enable/disable
> > features like
> > > digest, out-of-office, hide yourself from the=
> > membership list, etc.
> > >
> > > ***First Meeting a Big Success***
> > >
> > >
> > > Well, at least it was a success from my point of
> > view. =A0Turnout
> > > of 8 was= better than expected with three great
> > "walk-ins" that I
> > > hadn't communicated= with (not counting the
> > waiter). =A0I expect to
> > > see at least one or two more= in June. =A0We
> have
> > some very diverse
> > > backgrounds but obviously no shortage= of things
> > to talk about.
> > > =A0We also have our first sponsor: David Fedor,=
> > Director of
> > > Developer Architecture at PalmSource, is
> > personally pitching in= an
> > > Amazon gift certificate that we can raffle off
> at
> > the next meeting.
> > > =A0Mr.= Fedor is also talking about coming to
> our
> > August meeting,
> > > schedule= permitting. =A0He can't say whether he
> > will have any
> > > prototype Palm OS 6= "Cobalt" devices that he
> can
> > demo for us at
> > > that time, but the fact that he= didn't give a
> > definite "no" could
> > > always mean it's a possibility. =A0I notice=
> that
> > Dell has been the
> > > first vendor to release devices with the new
> > Windows= Mobile 2003
> > > SE, so perhaps someone would like to rush out
> and
> > buy one of= those
> > > so the rest of us can play with it! =A0(To
> > whomever would like to
> > > do= this, may I recommend the one with the
> 624MHz
> > processor and the
> > > dual= wireless connectivity?)
> > >
> > > ***A few loose ends***
> > >
> > >
> > > 1.  I didn't get contact information from some
> of
> > the new members,=
> > > specifically John Lowe and David Horowitz. =A0If
> > any of you got
> > > business= cards or vCards from either of these
> > guys, please let me
> > > know so I can get= in touch with them.
> > >
> > > 2.  We settled on not one but two possible dates
> > for the next
> > > meeting: =A0June= 8 or June 22. =A0I'd like to
> > hear from Jason and
> > > Conrad, who didn't make the= first meeting as to
> > whether one of
> > > these dates is better than the other.= =A0Once
> we
> > decide, I'll make
> > > either the 2nd Tuesday or 4th Tuesday our=
> regular
> > meeting time to
> > > avoid future confusion. =A0Some folks said that=
> > groups like this
> > > have a hard time meeting during the summer when
> > people are= away,
> > > but among the ones present I didn't hear any say
> > they wouldn't
> > > want= to keep meeting through the summer. =A0I'm
> > happy to keep
> > > meeting as long as= we can get at least 3 or 4
> > others.
> > >
> > > 3.  The future meeting place is still somewhat
> up
> > in the air.
> > > =A0Rock Bottom= Brewery does indeed have great
> > beer and food, IMO,
> > > but the sound level was= too high for
> comfortable
> > conversation.
> > > =A0Suggested options:
> > >
> > > *  Rock Bottom Brewery has a nice small banquet
> > room. =A0If people
> > > like the= location and the restaurant this might
> > be quiet enough
> > > for us and even give= us room to spread out and
> do
> > something more
> > > like a presentation. =A0Dick= Grier mentioned
> that
> > it's easiest for
> 
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