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RE: [ga] Registration process suggestion
First off may I suggest Joop that you take the time to respond to the
electoral suggestion I had instead of dealing with this certifcation
question - which is a minor issue.
In short order your analysis of the 286 is incorrect. I will only offer
one example of the error. WACOFF in Vancouver collects 286 machines and
gives them to people on welfare. The systems dialup standard unix
accounts which are used mostly for email. Vancouver by the way is in the
first world and the WACOFF initiate is designed to offer some level of
internet connectivity to the masses who can barly afford to pay the rent.
I do know of the internet cafe experience - but I prefere a system which
allows others not as well off as I to access and be a part of the process.
And this whole issue of CA's is irrelevant if you follow established
electoral practices - as outlined by myself in a prior email.
But at the end of the day, this entire process is bullshit. I am really
losing faith in the membership here. your all much to busy putting up
technological barriers instead of getting out the vote and establishing
the vote - as I outlined in prior communications.
On Sat, 5 Feb 2000, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> At 05:12 4/02/00 -0500, !Dr. Joe Baptista wrote:
> >And mostof the third world is still on 286 machines running old version of
> Those 286's and 386's are shipped by the containerload as scrap to the
> third world, but nobody actually uses them as computers.
> Go to any third world country and see for yourself how internet access is
> Not by people with private 286- es over non-existent telephone lines, but
> through crowded internet cafe's in the cities, with Pentiums running windozer.
> This is a booming business at the moment.