[eagle] Re: 2008 Symposium deadline
n8fgv at usa.net
Sat Sep 6 14:14:49 PDT 2008
Failure to present papers or other evidence of progress at the symposium will
send a pretty clear message to the membership that these projects are well and
truly dead. Is that what we want to do?
Dan Schultz N8FGV
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Received: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 12:02:08 PM EDT
From: "Frank Brickle" <brickle at pobox.com>
To: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv at usa.net>Cc: eagle at amsat.org
Subject: [eagle] Re: 2008 Symposium deadline
> Dan --
> Understand that I mean nothing controversial by saying this, but it's very
> unclear what the status of the Eagle and/or Intelsat projects *is*. There's
> potentially a lot to say, but hard to know whether any of it is pertinent
> this point.
> I was prepared to deliver a paper on AMSAT-specific aspects of the same
> topic (Delay Tolerant Networking) that I wrote up for DCC. The gist of the
> paper was an outline of the specific implementation of a comprehensive
> text-messaging service for Eagle. Given the current level of uncertainty
> even about *who* the teams are, and the ambient level of acrimony in the
> membership, it's questionable whether the time is worth spending.
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