YYZTechA new computer newspaper for Toronto?

Chris Aitken aitken-BwLjziHGQLusTnJN9+BGXg at public.gmane.org
Wed Dec 10 02:17:26 UTC 2003

Zoltan wrote:

>  In the early 1990s there where a two free newspapers providing computing
> information for the Toronto audience: Toronto Computes and The Computer
> Paper. Since last September these two have been replaced by HUB Canada.
> Unfortunately, HUB seems to be more about consumer electronics and the
> latest Windows applications than for someone looking for for an ISP with
> good tech support or where to meet Linux-heads in Toronto.
> To this end I'd like to see who would be interested in a new computer paper
> for the Toronto area. This would be a free and have a pro-Linux/OpenSource
> stance with a focus on the Linux community here as well as providing stories
> of interest to Mac and, perhaps other computer systems. Currently I'm
> investigating using the news site The Register
> (http://www.theregister.co.uk/) to provide some syndicated content.
> I'd like to get some feedback about this venture, specifically:
> -Is this something that is needed?


> -What would you like to see / not see in a computer newspaper

I would like to see the option of payinfg for a subscription to have it mailed
to me
in Timmins.

> -Would you be interested in writing or helping out?

Yes. I would gladly write (still a newbie though) or edit (no problem with


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