[Linux-aus] New name for linux.conf.au in 2007

James Purser purserj at k-sit.com
Tue Jan 9 13:05:02 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 13:51 +0900, Bret Busby wrote:
> Okay, smarta***.
> Instal PINE (preferably version 4.64, to reproduce this properly) on 
> your Linux, and configure it to receive email (but not delete it from 
> your IMAP or POP server, so you can revert to using your previous email 
> application).
> Then forward the message to yourself, from your existing email 
> application, so that you receive it in PINE, as I had done.
> Then, try to copy the URL from PINE, and paste it to a browser window 
> URL text box
> Then, IF you can do that, you tell us how you managed to do it.
> And, the question remains unanswered - what is the secret name of the 
> conference, that is so secret that it could not be included in the 
> original email message in the thread, that concealed the new name for 
> the conference, to hide it from the general public? Or, will Linux 
> Australia be using the Cone Of Silence, when discussions about the new 
> conference name are to be held, so that we are prevented from knowing 
> the secret name of the conference?
> This sounds increasingly much like the singer that used to be known as 
> Ponce.

Dear Bret,

It was a joke, an attempt at humour which has obviously missed its
target with you.

James Purser
Ordinary Committee Member
Linux Australia
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