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                     ROCKNET MEETING MINUTES
                         November 8, 2001

The meeting convened in the Boards and Commission Room of Rockville City
Hall at 7:30 PM

In attendance:
  Bob Ekman
  Betsy Robbins
  Roald Schrack
  Stan Klein
  Mike Cannon
  Ben Pauwels
  Charles Worsley
  Norm Hampton

1) Minutes of October 11 were accepted as submitted.

2) A new website analysis program was tried that resulted in statistics for
Rocknet that were about half of previous month, 212 average users per day.
The difference is not understood and it was decided to see what the result
was for the coming month. 

3) Betsy reported on a class she had given to city staff on HTML. It was
only two hours long and was meant to familiarize the staff with what was
possible in web pages. She is now working on Bikeways and City Election
materials for the city website.

4) Bob Ekman asked about the lack of comments to Rocknet and wondered if
the system was working properly. He said he will test it.

5) It was reported that Jim Beller had one request for use of the digital
camera. The proposed use by Wooton High Schools students was discussed and
it was agreed that they should be able to use the camera.

6) Bob Ekman reported that there was a lack of overwhelming interest in the
Web Authoring Workshop that he had proposed. He propose restructuring the
course and offering something in January.

7) The search for a new listserve program was reported on by Bob. He said
that he has a list of 8 possible programs. It was pointed out that the
program should have an archive facility.

8) The was an extended discussion on the virtue of changing the server from
NT 4 to Windows 2000. Mike said he would get a price on the W2000 Advance
server under a Dell contract that the city has. 

9) Rockville Arts Place wants Rocknet to host its website but it wants to
have its own virtual domain. It was agreed that we should look into doing

The meeting adjourned at 9:15pm

Submitted on November 14, 2001 by
  Roald A. Schrack
  13 Farsta Ct.
  Rockville, MD 20850
  voice: 301-279-7017
  fax:   301-279-8889

Ammended December 15, 2001