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Re: Technical Internet Advancements for White House Internet Strategies

From: Steven Clift <slc@publicus.net>
Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 12:17:21 -0600
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.0.20010104121409.03966150@pop.visi.com>
To: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb@research.att.com>, www-talk@w3c.org
Yes, as noted in the invite, this is unofficial.

"This is a strictly unofficial activity. Content from the online event will 
be made available to White House officials and the public."

You don't want to create such an event on shoulders of White House web 
developers ... particularly when they are crazy getting something ready.  I 
had planned to do this in December ... when the content would be more 
easily absorbed, oh well!

Steven Clift


At 12:24 PM 1/4/01 -0500, you wrote:
>In message <12958.978626648@cs.ucl.ac.uk>, Jon Crowcroft writes:
> >
> >some of the folks on this list aren't american or US citezens and
> >might think that this is a bit presumptious.....but here goes:-
>
>I think you're over-assuming -- from looking at the Web site, I did not
>get the impression that this was in any way organized by the White
>House.  It looks like something that Clift is organizing on his own.
>(Steven Clift, am I wrong on that point?  Is this being done by request
>of the incoming administration?)
> >
> >the first thing the white house should do is educate its customers and
> >organise voting properly
>
>Sigh.
> >
> >the next thing it should do is apply for membership of the European
> >Union
>
>I doubt they'd want us, though if they did it would end the problem of
>the Euro dropping with respect to the dollar...
> >
>
>                 --Steve Bellovin
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