Charlie Blanchard wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> I was unable to attend yesterday's eLinux dog-and-pony show. Do I
> assume that since no one rushed to gush on any of the lists that
> it was really No Big Deal...
What you missed were two superb content-rich presentations
from John Terpstra covering some of the material you heard
at LILAX, giving me a second chance to hear this material,
and to catch some of the material that I missed at LILAX.
I got thirsty and left the Compaq linux talk, bought a coke,
and then checked out the vendors, smelled pizza, and got a
free lunch, got two free t-shirts, some pens, etc.
I learned about a telephone appliance for free Internet
telephony that you grandmother could use to talk on the
Internet free for life, and so could your grand daughter.
Works on both dsl and dialup; both under $200. The device
is about the size of your fist, and you just plug in phones
plus dsl or a modem line, and start talking for free on your
local phone/dsl line. I may buy this for my parents who are
Plus there was a cd for $79 for setting up a SOHO, firewall,
Several excellent conversations. Well worth my time.