Subject: Re: [coallesced replies] Re: how to create 21,780 new free software jobs (2,530 in R&D)
From: Nick Jennings <>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 21:39:16 -0800

On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 09:03:50PM -0800, Tom Lord wrote:
> There's lots of variations on the basic plan.  You can do enterprise
> IT this way, perhaps drawing the boundaries around the businesses
> differently, for example.  I think the plan resonates with IBM's
> recent announcement.

 What announcement are you reffering to? (link?)

> 	and I'd like to hear more specifics. If you'd like to really
> 	start the design in detail and be more specific about the
> 	services provided, I'd might like to be a part of it.
> There's three people officially interested so far (including me).
> At this point, I would normally just plop down a mailing list on
> and go from there, but (as is well known) my finances are
> so bad that it's kind of surprising there still _is_ a,
> and it isn't at all clear how much longer there will be. [*]
> As with other endevors, I like the approach of setting up a
> "think-room" with comfortable furniture, file-keeping technology,
> white-boards, easels and poster-paper-flip-books, etc.  Failing that
> (or in addition), maybe someone should volunteer to make a wiki and
> mailing lists.

 I'd be happy to do so, on ''. What name would you
 give this 'project'?

- Nick Jennings