Re: Intel & P2P

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From: Dave Winer (
Date: Tue Sep 12 2000 - 07:38:06 PDT

You bet I'm going. Before they're done, they might have to rent PacBell
Park. Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <>
To: "FoRK" <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 7:24 AM
Subject: Intel & P2P

> I am planning on attending. Any other FoRKers
> going to join in the fun? I think it can be a real
> raucous meeting with some great peacockery.
> Greg
> Please accept my personal apologies for the very long time it has taken to
> provide a response to the large number of phone and e-mail messages we
> received about the new Peer-to-Peer Working Group that Intel is forming.
> The very large response caught us off-guard. We have had to change our
> plans significantly to accommodate.
> The first meeting of the Peer-to-Peer Working Group will be September 26,
> 2000 from 9 AM to 3 PM at
> Location: Biltmore Hotel
> Address: 2151, Laurelwood Road
> Santa Clara, CA 95054
> Phone: 408-346-4718
> The URL for the Biltmore includes directions to the hotel. We are
> a block of hotel rooms to be reserved for those who will need to stay
> overnight.
> This information is also on the Peer-to-Peer Working Group web site:
> As additional information becomes
> it will be posted there as well.
> The agenda for this meeting will be sent as soon as possible.
> The working group is open to all interested parties in the industry. This
> first meeting is being hosted by Intel, and there is no charge to attend.
> There will be dues to become regular members. Exactly what those will be
> not yet set. There will be a hierarchy so that enough funds will be
> available to cover the costs of the group, without undue burden on the
> members.
> This will be a WORKING GROUP. The GOAL is to develop infrastructure
> standards to enable peer-to-peer computing everywhere.
> support of this the working group will determine areas for
> rapidly develop specifications, and promote adoption of
> these specifications as standards throughout the computer industry.
> Robert L. Knighten | Peer-to-Peer Evangelist
> Enterprise Architecture Lab | (503) 677-4315
> Intel Corporation, CO3-202 | Fax: 677-6700
> 5200 N.E. Elam Young Parkway | Mobile: 708-0932
> Hillsboro, OR 97124-6497 |

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