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Venue Info[edit]

Meeting to be held at Smallman Street Deli, 1912 Murray Ave, Squirrel Hill. 7:00pm, May 5, 2009.



The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Western Pennsylvania Linux Users Group was held on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at 7:37 PM, at Smallman Street Deli in Squirrel Hill, the regular presiding officer being in the chair and the Secretary being present. The minutes of the March 31, 2009 meeting were approved as read.

The Chair reported that he will not be in attendance at the May 9 General User Meeting.

The Secretary reported that WPLUG currently has 25 members.

The Treasurer reported that there is currently $133 cash on hand and $551.12 in the checking account.

The Internet Committee reported that because of robots posting spam to the wiki, anonymous users will now be required to solve a CAPTCHA to make edits. It also reported that goals are to upgrade to the latest version of Mediawiki and get the Planet blog aggregation software working.

The Program Committee reported that the June installfest has been booked for the Brookline branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

The Homewood Lab Committee reported that a wiki page has been set up for the committee, and that Jim Harris has been added as a committee member.

The Wilkins School Networking Committee reported that Comcast has visited the Wilkins School Community Center and can provide service there. The committee chair will be reporting to the WSCC board on the Comcast proposal and plan for the internal network at their May 11 meeting.

David Kraus, Michael Semcheski, and Mathieu Dubé agreed to take responsibility for recruiting speakers for the July, September, and October General User Meetings.

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM.

Vance Kochenderfer
Secretary, Western Pennsylvania Linux Users Group

(Approved on June 2, 2009 - VK)