Re: Software at Eurosom 2 ?

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@injersey.com)
Fri, 28 Jun 1996 00:40:26 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 24 Jun 1996, Bart De Pontieu wrote:
> 
> In any case, as far as Europe is concerned the BWGS is perfectly willing to
> take this job on. As has been mentioned in other messages, we've been doing
> it for years anyway with our Flash-disk.
> 
> And Jay has volunteered for the US. I think it might be better when someone 
> who lives in the US distributes disks to Americans, taking into account costs
> of air mail, and speed of delivery.
> 
> What do you think, Jay? 

I wasn't trying to take business away from Flash-disk, but if it would 
help, I don't mind sending the disks here.

> Of course, running it under the umbrella of the BWGS has the advantage that
> postal costs, etc... are also paid for by the BWGS.
> Are you sure you don't have Belgian ancestry, Jay ? ;-)

BWGS doesn't have to pay the costs here.  I'm sure anyone who wants the 
disks would be willing to pay the nominal costs involved.

> >I am willing to be the contact person for USA.  If new software is sent 
> >to me, I can redistribute it to all those interested.  Or, if available, 
> >I can ftp it.  
> 
> Should we be putting this 'job' in the FAQ, so that newcomers know about this
> possibility?

Sure.  That's all right with me.

JAY

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