It has been many years since we’ve held user meetings, largely for
lack of a location. The original place we held them at, Godfather’s in
Ballard went out of business. The replacement location burned to the
The only suggestion I’ve received for a new location is Spiro’s in
the Fred Meyer parking lot on Aurora Ave N just south of 185th:
I’ve cleared this with the management of Spiro’s, including letting
them know what happened to our previous meeting location and they were
more than okay with it. Initially we’ll use some tables in the normal
dining area but if the turnout is sufficient, they will make the banquet
room available to us.
So we’ll be holding our next meeting on December 19th at 2pm. No end
time has been set, I’ll remain until people want to leave. They close at
9pm so won’t be later than that.
I have installed two alternatives to squirrelmail for webmail, which
may or may not work better on your mobile device.
Roundcube is available Web Apps -> Mail -> Roundcube
Rainloop is available Web Apps -> Mail -> Rainloop
Over the years I’ve operated Eskimo with an unusual business model.
Instead of trying to invent something and then trying to convince you that
you can’t live without it, I’ve tried to listen to what you tell me you
want and then figure out how to provide it.
The more feedback I can get from you, the better this process works.
Most of the feedback I’ve received has been via e-mail, but it would be
better to have it be via a more public forum because that way people can
comment and build on ideas.
I’ve finally got forum software in place that works properly with
encryption, so it works on our https://www.eskimo.com/ site, also software
that is responsive so it works on any device from a smartphone to a
Sign up is instantaneous. Fill out the registration, it will send
you an e-mail, click on the link and you’re registered and can immediately
So far only 11 people have signed up, that’s about 2% of our
customers. I really would like to have a functional community so I can
get your input on how to move forward.
To sign up go to: https://www.eskimo.com/forums
Or from our home page Web Apps -> Forums
Click on the registration link, fill out the information, sort the
captcha (it’s a cool alternative to poorly obfuscated text), and then
click on the link in the e-mail you receive. If you don’t get e-mail in
your INBOX right away, check your spam folder.
Thank you very much. In case I forget before Christmas, I want to
wish you all a Merry Christmas filled with family and joy.