[Haifux] Interested in a demonstration of the Slashdot backend?

Orr Dunkelman orr.dunkelman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 14:07:49 MSK 2008

BTW everybody,

We already contacted Tim and asked him to visit us. We are waiting for
the final dates to settle things.

However, please note that Tim is looking for a free couch, and I guess
he is even more interested in a free network access.


On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Tim Lord <timothylord at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there!
> This is Tim Lord; I post as "timothy" on the site Slashdot.org ("News for
> Nerds, Stuff that Matters").
> I am considering a trip to Israel, probably in early 2009 (Probably in
> February or March) -- and would enjoy seeing Haifa, which I've been told is
> a beautiful and interesting city.
> If this trip to Israel happens at all (right now I'm figuring out whether I
> can do it), I'd enjoy giving a talk about how Slashdot works behind the
> scenes from the point of view of a naive editor (me), if I could barter for
> space on couches and network access for a few nights. Unfortunately (or
> not), I'll be working part of the time, which is why I'm looking for network
> access, too. It would also be interesting to see how Linux is being used in
> Israel right now.
> (I'm planning to make a similar proposal to at least one other user group,
> because if I make the trip at all, I'd like to stay in Israel for as long as
> I can justify!)
> If this interesting, please let me know and I will keep you informed about
> the likelihood. (Will be staying part of the time, hopefully for about two
> weeks, with some friends in Jerusalem, too.)
> If this suggestion is out of line or innappropriate somehow, I'd appreciate
> being told that, too.
> Cheers,
> Tim
> --
>                  >>>> edges are interesting <<<<
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