I started to convince the Fraunhofer people to give a new home for the list.
Hope they like the idear.
Von: "Hannu Kaikonen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 26. April 2001 07:18
Betreff: End of service...
> Hello friends
> A few words from your friendly administrator. This is somethiong I'd
> really like you all to read - after all it's about the future of rp-ml.
> To a new position
> As of Feb 28th 2001 HUT Lahti centre no longer supports RP research, so
> of my team, including me, have moved to new positions, mainly outside
> HUT. I continue working with RP (essentially I continue my former work
> with this new organization) in my new position as a project manager in
> Institute for Design Research, Lahti Finland.
> END OF SERVICE
> Me leaving HUT means that there's a bit of a problem with rp-ml. HUT here
> in Lahti does not want to keep the service alive - in a way this is
> understandable since there really is no RP research at HUT Lahti centre
> anymore. That's it folks, it's been nice knowing you all... So long, and
> thanks for all the fish!
> Now that was nasty thing to do.... bad me - shame! Really, this IS NOT
> END OF RP-ML ! ! ! I'm currently looking for a place to relocate the
> rp-ml server. I'm devoted to carry on the administrative work and I'd
> to keep rp-ml -and the server- close to me, it makes things a lot
> easier... Relocating the service may take a while since things like
> domain-names and network connections etc. take some time to process - and
> have to spend some money (my own for a change) to get it done. But no
> worries, I still have friends at HUT, so rp-ml should not disappear - and
> in near future it will be transferred to a new server. Meanwhile we just
> have to get along with what we have...
> Now I must find a way to finance rp-ml - although it's only something like
> 2000USD/year, my own (i.e personal, really from my own bank account)
> will not last for long... so if any of you would like to spend (donate,
> spend, even invest if you like) some money to keep the service alive - and
> become an Official rp-ml Sponsor - or if you have other suggestions...
> well, I'm listening.
> Now back to daily business.
> Let's keep up the good work and, what is most important,
> * Share and Enjoy! *
> Yours truly
> Hannu Kaikonen
> aka Rapid Dude
> btw. we are going to introduce a slightly shorter alias for our email
> For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
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