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Re: [nm-admin] Identification step in the current scheme (Re: Fear the new maintainer process)

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Jim Ziegler wrote:

> So out with Kernigan and Ritchie, they had no scanners so could not have
> had anything to contribute.  (Please be sure to note that this is a 
> comment on the arrogance of the assumption that one who does not have
> convienent access to the latest technology cannot have anything of
> value to contribute.)

	There are a lot of ways to get a digitalized picture.

	* Scan a photo
	(At school, at work, at a friend's, at the library, at the
local copy shop)
	* Take a picture and get it developed on PhotoCD
	* Take a picture with a digital camera
	(Try visiting your local computer store with a floppy and try
out one of those Sony floppy cameras (or even a normal one if the salesmen
are good))
	* Send a photo to someone with a scanner
	(There's already been one developer who was volunteered this

	If Debian will accept a fax quality black and white image, that
adds more options.  Yes, not everyone has a scanner, but one of these
should be viable (even if it ends up costing a few bucks).

	Chris Pimlott

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