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T3: Re: Need your help


This sounds like a good idea, at my house we have a cd burner and we all
could put together something about type 3's


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-----Original Message-----
From: Boyd Drew <Boyd_Drew@notes.teradyne.com>
To: type-3@umich.edu <type-3@umich.edu>
Date: Wednesday, April 01, 1998 2:23 PM
Subject: Need your help


>This was listed in the aircooled vw newsgroup. sounds like a good idea to
me
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>Boyd Drew
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>---------------------- Forwarded by Boyd Drew/Bos/Teradyne on 04/01/98
02:06 PM
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>"Robert K. Kuhn" <kealoha@HOME.COM> on 04/01/98 10:47:08 AM
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>Please respond to Air-Cooled Volkswagen Discussion List
>      <VINTAGVW@SJSUVM1.SJSU.EDU>
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>To:   Multiple recipients of list VINTAGVW <VINTAGVW@SJSUVM1.SJSU.EDU>
>cc:    (bcc: Boyd Drew/Bos/Teradyne)
>Subject:  Need your help
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>CD writers are *cheap*.  So cheap that I picked on up at CostCo/Price Club
>the other day (an HP CD-Writer Plus 7200i) for Godzilla (my machine here at
>work).  Actually, picked up two of them (one for Baby Godzilla, my home
>machine).  The media is down to under a $1.00 per CD (where as about a yeat
>ago, it was about $10-$15 per CD if you bought them in bulk).
>I have been scanning and collecting a lot of images (VW, Porsche, BMW and
>Audi to name a few) as of late.  Some I've placed on my site, other's I've
>done as favors for other's who don't have a scanner.
>I've been thinking about putting together a collection of pictures, tech
>articles, sounds, music, even AVI/Quick Time movies and placing them on a
>CD.  Each CD can hold about 650MB of data (or 74 minutes of music which I
>haven't played with yet).  That's a lot of data even for large scanned
images.
>What I am proposing is this: If you have images, sounds, screensavers,
>AVI/QuickTime movies, tech articles, horror stories, whatever ... I want to
>place it on a CD.  Then for those that would like to a "hard copy" to view
>at their liesure (at least until something like Cable Modem becomes more
>"world wide").
>For now, cost per CD would be around $3 to $5 each (this would include
>shipping).
>Other things I would put on this CD would be URL's, ICQ numbers and even
>various "Digest" clips ... and if anyone can think of anything else of
>interest, lemme know!
>One of the obvious things would be to include instructions on how to
>subscribe and unsubscribe to various mailing lists.  (c=
>I'm also no long subscribed to the Type III list, and I know some of you
>are so could you please forward this message to that list?  Same with the
>Type II list and just about every other VW related list.  I would be
>appreciative.
>Since I'm one of the WWWV manager's (http://www.WorldWideWolksVagen.org/),
>I was thinking about perhaps taking the online data base (with the help of
>Pim) and placing it on the CD.
>And last, this is not an April fool's joke.  I am serious about trying this
>but I will need some help.  If you would like to help out this project and
>see how easy or hard it will be, drop me an email.
>I would even consider doing CD's for your Club.
>The only downside to my CD writer is that it's only a double speed when it
>comes to writing.  It took about 40 minutes to do a 600MB CD write
>yesterday.  So I can't really crank them out veryt fast.  As soon as the 6
>and 8 speed writers are available, then we should be *cookin'*.
>Again, if you would like to help out, please drop me an email to one of my
>email addresses listed in my sig.
>Thanks!
>Best regards,
>Robert K. Kuhn
>WebMaster/Systems Administrator
>Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
>Carlsbad Research Center
>2292 Faraday Avenue
>Carlsbad, CA. 92008 (USA)
>[+1 760] 931.9200 x 2495, [+1 760] 931.9639 (FAX)
> ICQ # 3714283 (nickname: godzilla)
>Email: kealoha@isisph.com ( .. or .. ) kealoha@home.com
>  Web: http://www.isip.com/users/kealoha
>Need your help
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