[sf-lug] Fwd: [PenLUG] Donation for hosting
bill at wards.net
Sun Oct 22 02:29:13 PDT 2006
Thanks. Actually the CCCP is only involved in hosting PenLUG - they
aren't an umbrella org. in any other sense. Still, it's a worthy
On 10/21/06, jim stockford <jim at well.com> wrote:
> most LUGs are informal, ad hoc groups (i believe there's
> a legal term for such that legitimizes informal groups for a
> particular legal status).
> SF-LUG is such. See the web site for specifics, especially
> the parts asking for volunteers to help here and there
> (manage the web site and, soon, to help with the machine
> in its new colo space should it go down).
> as to PenLUG, John's got it right: there is an umbrella
> group of do-gooders called California Community Colocation
> Project (unfortunately sporting the initials CCCP).
> for information and links.
> PenLUG's depending on CCCP, which is having money
> problems, and so PenLUG is asking its members to help out.
> Sympathetic, I forwarded their request for help to our bunch
> in the event some of us feel kindly and able to lend a fiscal
> I'm copying Bill Ward, the PenLUG honcho, for verification,
> correction, additional info.
> On Oct 21, 2006, at 4:48 PM, John Lowry wrote:
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> > I don't think it is for PERNLug,
> > I think it is for communitycolo. Could very easily be wrong, someone
> > correct me if I am.
> > ron wrote:
> >> Can someone offer some perspective here? I am totally
> >> unaware of how even our own LUG covers its operating
> >> costs. I suspect they are minimal, though perhaps a
> >> couple of people are supporting it under the radar;
> >> Jim and Rick come to mind. Is there a compelling
> >> reason to donate to PEN-LUG? Shouldn't they be shaming
> >> their own members to shoulder the burden? Last time I
> >> looked, the Peninsula is one of the richest counties
> >> in California.
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