[Wlug] For discussion: A Worthy LUG project? (was gmail invit es)

Brian J. Conway bconway at alum.wpi.edu
Fri Sep 17 12:21:10 EDT 2004


On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Keller, Tim wrote:

> I don't see where hosting would much of a problem at all.  The trick is to
> charge for it.  WLUG members who wanted an account on the box would each pay
> in a couple bucks a month and that money would be used to pay to host the
> box.  If somebody had a decent speakeasy type (allows servers, has decent
> bandwidth) account, that money could be used to pay the electric bill for
> the box(s), add capacity, etc.  Then you host an webpage,distro
> respository,irc channel, etc. off of it.
>
> Tim.

Thus answering, with multiple valid points, the original question of why 
someone would want to use Gmail.  Thank you, Tim. ;)

-b


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