<div dir="ltr">I was just saying I trusted the video.  No francs for you!</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br clear="all"><div><font size="4"><i><span style="font-family:garamond,serif">-</span><font style="font-family:garamond,serif"> Chad W. Smith</font></i></font><div>

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<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Phil Shapiro <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

<div><div style="font-size:12pt;font-family:garamond,new york,times,serif"><div><br></div>Panama gets about 60 inches of rain per year.  It's pretty much like living underneath a faucet.<div><br></div><div>                   <br>

<br><hr><div style="font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal"><b>From: </b>"Chad Smith" <<a href="mailto:chad78@gmail.com" target="_blank">chad78@gmail.com</a>><br>

<b>To: </b>"Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group" <<a href="mailto:chugalug@chugalug.org" target="_blank">chugalug@chugalug.org</a>><br><b>Sent: </b>Thursday, August 15, 2013 2:12:14 PM<br><b>Subject: </b>Re: [Chugalug] OT - Historical Kickstarter - The Panama Canal<div>

<div class="h5"><br><br><div dir="ltr">I do believe that it almost never rains in Panama.</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br clear="all"><div><font size="4"><i><span style="font-family:garamond,serif">-</span><font style="font-family:garamond,serif"> Chad W. Smith</font></i></font><div>



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<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:01 PM, Phil Shapiro <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">



<div><div style="font-size:12pt;font-family:garamond,new york,times,serif">   Hi chugalug,<br><br>        One way to put open source in front of the public view is for open source enthusiasts to do<br>other creative work that catches the public imagination. For example, there's a link to my open source blogging<br>



in the brief bio at the end of this blog post I wrote this morning for MAKE magazine.<br><br><a href="http://makezine.com/2013/08/15/historical-kickstarter-the-panama-canal/" target="_blank">http://makezine.com/2013/08/15/historical-kickstarter-the-panama-canal/</a><br>



<br>         Creating that video felt like making a Monty Python skit (or like a Saturday Night Live skit.)<br><br>            Heh,<br><br>                   phil<span><font color="#888888"><br><br><br>-- <br>

<div><span></span>Phil Shapiro, <a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com" target="_blank">pshapiro@his.com</a><br><a href="http://www.his.com/pshapiro/briefbio.html" target="_blank">http://www.his.com/pshapiro/briefbio.html</a><br>



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