[SATLUG] Demo boycott is not enough to kill SB1116!]

nate durr terminn8 at yahoo.com
Wed May 14 22:21:02 CDT 2003


nothing is getting passed while part of the senate is
missing.
--- phrostie <pfrostie at yahoo.com> wrote:
> did the Open Source Bill get passed?
> is it still up for grabs? 
> 
> i lost track
> 
> On Wednesday 14 May 2003 17:20, you wrote:
> > Oooops,
> >
> > Wrong bill -- got my numbers mixed up.  But this
> one applies too as it
> > COULD keep you from using Linux if it passes.
> >
> > Chuck
> >
> > >Actually, I believe it does have some bearing on
> Linux.  I believe that
> > >bill quoted is the "Open Source" bill currently
> before the Texas
> > >Legislature.
> > >
> > >The bill was introduced to force state entities
> to at least CONSIDER
> > >Open Source alternatives when choosing where to
> spend tax dollars.
> > >
> > >And of course, the biggest Open Source
> alternative is Linux...
> >
> > ?
> >
> > >Chuck
> >
> > On Wed, 2003-05-14 at 15:49, Greg Willden wrote:
> > > Does this have anything to do with Linux?
> > > If not, please take it to Satlug-etc.
> > > Thanks
> > > Greg
> > >
> > > Paul Elliott wrote:
> > > > In case anyone believes that the Demo boycott
> of a quorum in OK,
> >
> > makes
> >
> > > > us safe from HB2121/SB1116, YOU ARE WRONG!
> > > >
> > > > The Boycott will kill HB2121, BUT SB1116
> remains a serious danger!
> > > >
> > > > The Demo's do not need to stay out past FRIDAY
> to kill the
> >
> > redistricting
> >
> > > > bill they want to kill, but that is not enough
> time to definately
> > > > kill SB1116!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > SB1116 could concievably pass the Senate, land
> in the House
> >
> > Regulated
> >
> > > > Industires committee (which has already passed
> HB2121) pass that
> > > > committee, then the HOUSE.
> > > >
> > > > Everyone needs to pay attention to the action
> alert that have been
> > > > sent out. If you live in Austin, please call
> Senator Barrientos'
> > > > office as asked before!
> > >
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> -- 
> Oh i've slipped the surly bonds of DOS 
> and danced the skies on Linux silvered wings.
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Nate Durr

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