A BCS-developed plug-and-play Web server, complete with BCS generated documentation and HOWTO papers. Rich could sell these, with a BCS label on them.
Peer group relations: contact maddog (firstname.lastname@example.org) about his Southern NH Linux group (sent email 11/11)
Publicity in the Boston Globe, BCS Journal/TAW/PC Report, ne.org.bcs, comp.os.linux.announce, email@example.com, links in other groups' Web servers, etc
Revenue ideas: trade shows, New Member checkoffs, PD software sales, seminars
Create a "Speakers" page, hanging off Linux Group page (begun)
Ask Pat Ryan or Wil Stackman about meeting space in Cambridge Dept of Transportation Building in kendall Square. Ask Elaine about Prospect Hill.
A/IX User Group - contact them; they used to use a room in Copley Place, just above the theatre.
IBM offices, maybe use auditorium, borrow equipment for meetings?
HP in Waltham; Mitre, Route 3 in Burlington
"I'm here because I like to see what other people do with __________."
"We're here to increase the credibility of Unix and Linux as a business and hobbyist tool."
"Unix will help me get more money, more sex, generally more success." :-)
We'll need to create a structure to generate and announce ideas for volunteer tasks, and to recruit new volunteers to take on these tasks
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