[fosscomm] Help required to form FOSSCOM as analternate Industry and Civil Society body to NASSCOM

Venkatesh Hariharan venkyh at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 23:59:27 PDT 2009


On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Anivar Aravind<anivar.aravind at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:48 AM, sunil<sunil at cis-india.org> wrote:
>
>>>
>>> So we have 2 names. Sunil & Andrew.
>>> And we need to hear from them.  I am not much aware about Andrew's
>>> work. So My Vote is for sunil, the work of him/his team on Open
>>> Standards  is quite significant .And he is a known face in FOSS
>>> community in India & abroad
>>
>> Thanks for your vote of confidence Anivar. But I will not be able to do
>> much more traveling for the next year or so. My wife is keeping unwell and
>> I have to stay in Bangalore for as much as possible. I could possibly go up
>> for a single day if absolutely required. But I would prefer to do more
>> FLOSS lobbying in Bangalore - so please feel free to ask me in any
>> opportunity comes up.
>
> So since "delhi availability" becomes a decision parameter we have
> only one recommendation left. That is Andrew. We need to hear from
> him. If andrew is not responding/follow the path of others/,  I still
> request raju to reconsider his decision and act as a backup :-)
>
> Anivar

I am on other supposedly "august" mailing lists that are trying to
reach a similar consensus and that's proving intractable. Compared to
the other groups that I am on, FOSSCOMM seems to be able to arrive at
a consensus much faster, which is FABULOUS!

Venky



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