[GKD] Using Instant Messaging with Volunteers

2002-11-12 Thread Jayne Cravens
Volunteer managers already have phones and email to work with offsite volunteers. What is the advantage of using Instant Messaging (IM) with such volunteers as well? UNITeS http://www.unites.org, the ICT volunteering initiative of United Nations Volunteers http://www.unvolunteers.org, has created

Re: [GKD] Security Issues and Open Source Software

2002-11-12 Thread Peter Burgess
Dear GKD Colleagues, I am glad that Ashish Kotamkar brought up the issue of security. But this is not really an issue about Microsoft versus Open Source .. but is absolutely fundamental to the operation of any computer system or network and the Internet itself. With present day hacking