[NBLUG/talk] NorCal-HUG announcement

scott mc scottmc2 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 13:15:53 PDT 2007

Just a follow up to this, we finally got the norcal-hug website mostly
up and running a few days ago:

On 9/24/07, scott mc <scottmc> wrote:
> Hey All,
> This is Scott McCreary from Rohnert Park, I'm the guy who runs
> BeDrivers.com.  During the Haiku gathering at the Linux Picn*x event
> last August, a few of us who live in and around the San Francisco Bay
> Area talked about presenting Haiku at user group meetings in the area.
> In the following weeks we continued these discussions, and today we
> are happy to announce the creation of the Northern California Haiku
> User Group, or NORCAL-HUG for short.
> Our mission is simple: we want to build and grow a Haiku community in
> Northern California, and to that end we will be planning activities
> such as (but not necessarily limited to):
> * HUG meetings (initially every 3 months)
> * Online community building (NORCAL-HUG website and mailing list)
> * Represent Haiku at local conferences, user group meetings and other
> events
> * Organize install fests and/or Haiku workshops
> * Network with other local/regional computer user groups
> * Build relationships with local/regional high schools and universities
> At this point we are the following three members:
> - Jorge G. Mare
> - Scott McCreary
> - Urias McCullough
> But we want more people to be part of NORCAL-HUG. So we are inviting
> all individuals living in Northern California with an interest in the
> Haiku Operating System and/or who would like to shape up NORCAL-HUG to
> join us. For now just subscribe to the norcal-hug at freelists.org
> mailing list shown below, and send a message introducing yourself. We
> are in the process of setting up a website, and once this is up and
> running, you will be able to register as a HUG member.
> Viva Haiku!
> The NORCAL-HUG founding members
> *** NORCAL-HUG Mailing list ***
> http://www.freelists.org/list/norcal-hug
> *** About Haiku ***
> Haiku is an open-source operating system currently in development
> designed from the ground up for desktop computing. Inspired by the
> BeOS, Haiku aims to provide users of all levels with a personal
> computing experience that is simple yet powerful, and free of any
> unnecessary complexities. For more information about Haiku, check out
> www.haiku-os.org.

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