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Re: [gNewSense-users] Hello Gnewsense listmembers

From: Chris Andrew
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Hello Gnewsense listmembers
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 16:18:04 +0000


We'd love you to help.  Just create a profile, making sure you put at
least an email address on it.  Do you think you'd be able to adopt a
section, or help out with one that is struggling?

Many thanks,


On 25/11/2007, Eric Morey <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello all.
> Please allow me to introduce myself to the list. I'm a Financial/Lending
> industry professional from New Jersey with a newly formed interest in
> software (I wish I would have given it a chance in High School). For the
> past 12 months I've been the business analyst whit responsibility for
> two internally developed software models being rolled out throughout the
> company I work for. This has invigorated within me a previously passing
> interest in software design and development. In my search for some free
> (as in Beer) resources for self learning  C++, I came across Emacs, GNU
> and the Free Software Foundation and received an unexpected education in
> the ethics of software (also ethics of technology and applied ideas).
> As the only ethical option that suits my needs, I've been using
> gnewsense as my sole OS on my primary PC (my wife insists on using
> Windows XP on her PC) since March of this year. After using GNS and
> monitoring this and other mailing lists and news articles, I'm now
> satisfied that GNS is the long term system for me. It seems that GNS is
> the one of the only free systems (possibly the only one) that puts the
> decision of adding non-free software on a system into the consciousness
> of the system's owner. GNS is also usable for 100% of what I need to do
> and 99% of what I'd like to do (e.g. I couldn't get Gnash working on my
> initial attempt and haven't had time to give it another go. Maybe some
> one can give me some help on my next try).
> Now that you know a bit about me...
> Chris Andrew wrote:
> > We now have only 3 sections left in MAIN that need adopting.  This is
> > great news, as we head towards another milestone.
> >
> > Is anybody able to adopt another section, so that we can progress even 
> > further?
> >
> >
> I'd like to adopt a section. I've never edited a Wiki before. I see that
> there is a tutorial on the basics of Wiki editing. After reviewing it,
> I'll add my profile and document anything that I do for the PFV effort
> going forward. I tend to work extremely slow but diligently. So if you
> don't see any activity from me at times, it just means that I'm into the
> detail of something. I'll come up for air at some point.
> Eric...
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