[kwlug-disc] New geek in the area
cdfrey at foursquare.net
Wed Sep 8 13:34:03 EDT 2010
On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 12:35:52AM -0700, J W wrote:
> Hi all, my name is Jeff Welling.
> I'm moving to the Kitchener Waterloo area, and since I'm a linux geek I
> thought I should touch base with the local LUG. I write free software in my
> free time, mostly in Ruby though I'd like to get back to working with C and
> am trying to help with one in Python. One of my projects is designed to
> help track of and control your bandwidth, another project I'm working on is
> called Ticgit which I've become the maintainer of, and I'm trying to help
> out with OpenHatch.org though I'm having to learn Python at the same time in
> order to do that.
> Any other local developers?
Welcome! You sound like a busy guy. :-)
I'm one of the C and C++ guys in the group.
> Any suggestions on local watering holes?
KWLUG often meets at Zeke's after the meetings, for various refreshments.
> Tips about ISPs?
> Which do you use, whats your opinion of them, who do you think I should
> avoid and why?
I'm not too religious about ISPs... many of them are affected by the
big players, even if they don't want to be.
I use sentex.ca and have no complaints.
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