Suggested solution regarding Jim Willing

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Sep 18 21:32:00 2003

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Doug Salot wrote:

> I'm all for your suggestion, but it kind of requires Jim's cooperation.
> Have you talked to him about it?

Not yet. As with everyone else, I've been having trouble raising him.
But considering the alternatives, I don't think he has any choice in the
matter, or really any say at all.

> What pisses me off is that he didn't bother to communicate status. If I
> were in the apparently sad situation Jim is in, I certainly wouldn't want
> to piss off the one community that had supported him in the past. I would
> have been much more willing to write it off as a loss if he had merely let
> me know personally that he couldn't ship anytime soon (or ever) and that
> he was using my money for a good cause (like rent).

Yeah, me too. It's too bad he chose this route. Most everyone has been
in this situation before. You just have to communicate.

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