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March 10, 2008  1:30 AM

Saving trees at COMMON this year



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I have decided not to let COMMON print my sessions so that they can save paper. If you want to have a hand out at my sessions you will need to print it out and bring it with you. I will have that posted soon. I am finding this years sessions harder to get done/perfect as it's my first year giving...

March 7, 2008  8:29 PM

System i name change ? Again



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, David on System i, IBM News, Linux, System i

Being System i people the first thing we have all learned that we can't depend on IBM being able to market or price it properly and that the name will change again before 2010. With that all said seems like there is now talks all over the place about another name change coming. I have to blog...


March 7, 2008  1:51 AM

Working on session material



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I have been working on session material when I have not been working. So when you want to know what the heck is David doing and why is he not blogging. Cause I am working on stuff for the people, the members of COMMON. I know, I know, get back to work....


March 7, 2008  1:49 AM

Do you still need a good reason to attend COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, Domino on System i, System i

You asked to go to COMMON in Dec and your manager said, well see. Then you asked again in Feb and he said something about a budget problem, of course you hand not heard anything? The you asked last week and they now want a justification. Well if your managers are that thick then you will need some...


March 3, 2008  10:01 PM

Comments please from the System i community reading this blog



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, David on System i, System i

I need feedback from you all. I know your reading the blog here I just need to know what your all thinking. I need to know if you like it or what? Please help me, help you make this place more interactive.


March 3, 2008  5:03 PM

COMMON common accronims



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, System i

So your at COMMON and you run into me and my badge says SME? What the heck is an SME, is that? Do you have disease or something. What does that mean, or you hear a term in a meeting by some long time member and it makes you lose you concentration. You should have a look at this list: Over the...


March 3, 2008  2:32 PM

Dreaming and thinking about COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, Linux in System i, System i

I know this is starting to look like the COMMON blog but you don't have a System i community without COMMON and right now my day to day activities are very COMMON based. I don't work on my COMMON sessions at work mind you but when I get home and the sun goes down I grab the MacBook Pro and fire up...


February 27, 2008  5:04 PM

COMMON – First Timers Kit



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, System i, Tip of the Week

So this is your first time going to COMMON and your thinking to yourself it's going to be scary, or maybe you just don't know where to go or when to arrive. Sunday - You need to make sure you are in Nashville early on Sunday. All the fun starts Sunday afternoon. If you are going to do a session...


February 21, 2008  2:36 AM

Chris Maxcer is getting all geared up for COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, Linux in System i, System i

I am not the only one getting all nuts about the upcoming COMMON in Nashville, TN at the Opyland Hotel. I went there as a kid when I think I was about 11 or 12 and it was fun. I am sure it's...


February 20, 2008  2:50 AM

Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.1 coming 20th of Feb



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Domino on System i, Lotus 8, Lotus News, System i

According to Ed Brill, Lotus 8.0.1 in English is coming tomorrow. I am looking forward to it and so should all of you. Other languages to follow.


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