From: Dave Winer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 11 2000 - 12:20:52 PDT
OK, I'll buy you a Windows box.
If you want to work on porting it to Linux, that would be cool too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Strata Rose Chalup" <email@example.com>
To: "Dave Winer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "S. Mike Dierken" <mike@KnowNow.com>; "DaveNet email"
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Sent: Monday, September 11, 2000 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: The P in P2P
> I'll answer that one-- it would be great if it were open source enough
> that the folks for whom Unix usage (Linux, BSD, whatever) IS a priority
> could go out and try to do some porting in parallel.
> I keep hearing about how great this stuff is, but y'know, I can't run
> it. It's like those postcards you get from slackers on vacation saying
> "man, you won't believe this, it's so awesome here! whoops, gotta go, I
> met these college volleyball chicks and they just showed up with a
> bottle of tequila and the key to the hot-tub! see you back at the
> C'mon, Dave, I'd *love* to play with Radio UserLand. I bet it *is*
> great fun. But unless somebody buys me a Windows box or a Mac, I can't
> OK, I could back up my Linux box, repartition it, make it dual-boot to
> some flavor of Windows (if my components are supported), and then boot
> to Windows anytime I wanted to play with Radio UserLand. But then I
> can't get work done at the same time, so that's not really a solution.
> Too bad I can't work on a port!
> Dave Winer wrote:
> > How open source does it have to be? And why?
> > We have the software you describe, it's called Radio UserLand. It's far
> > than you're expecting, actually. Mac and Windows. Easy to use. High
> > Highly programmable. Lots of source, but not open source.
> > I'm working on the marketing site this week.
> > It's a lot of fun!
> > Dave
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "S. Mike Dierken" <mike@KnowNow.com>
> > To: "DaveNet email" <email@example.com>; <FoRK@xent.ICS.UCI.EDU>;
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>; "Kate Adams"
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Avron Barr" <email@example.com>; "Matt Ocko"
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Peter Burrows -- Business Week" <email@example.com>;
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Kevin Fong -- Mayfield Fund" <email@example.com>;
> > "Sheldon Laube" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Dave Carlick"
> > Sent: Monday, September 11, 2000 9:36 AM
> > Subject: RE: The P in P2P
> > > > Networking is going to get easy. Napster already showed us how.
> > > > Don't just put a client on the desktop, put a server there too.
> > >
> > > If only we had some sort of OpenSource project with a cross platform,
> > > standards compliant, install in 5 minutes, extensible kind of server.
> > Dang,
> > > that would be popular! Wouldn't it?
> > > Or maybe some techno-company will go to the extreme of usability and
> > embrace
> > > and extend a common GUI operating system to let you right click a
> > and
> > > say 'share this folder'. Dang, that would be easy to use! Wouldn't it?
> > >
> > > MikeD
> > >
> Strata Rose Chalup [email@example.com] | firstname.lastname@example.org, KF6NBZ
> Director of Network Operations | VirtualNet Consulting
> KnowNow, Inc [http://www.knownow.com] | http://www.virtual.net/
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