[Pdx-pm] Future of podcasting is dim! (was: Re: What I Learned at OSCON -- August meeting announcement)

Austin Schutz tex at off.org
Wed Aug 9 08:55:20 PDT 2006

On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 06:59:20PM -0700, Chris Dawson wrote:
> Just an FYI for the meeting tomorrow:  the podcast transceiver is
> broken.  FreeGeek is unfortunately a bit too chaotic to reliably leave
> equipment without a great risk of breakage.  The microphone is pretty
> much on its last legs, and the receiver now seems to be completely
> dead.  I think FOSCON (damn rubyists) killed it.  So, my question is:
> are people interested in the podcasts at all?  I really don't want to
> spend the money on another wireless microphone set that will probably
> get destroyed again if no one cares or listens to these.  If people do
> find the podcast useful, would anyone be interested in contributing a
> few bucks to buy another microphone?  They are $80 at Frys.
> So, informal survey: do you like the podcasts?  Do you listen to them
> from time to time?  Would you like to see them continue, or would you
> prefer that we save our valuable tubes for more important things like
> porn and internet gambling?

	I would also throw $10. It frequently happens I can't make the
monthly meeting because of familial responsibilities but would still like
to hear the presentations.


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