"Michael Pope is a pragmatic person by nature - a
developer who, before he sets out on a task, takes sufficient care
to create a soft-landing in case it is needed.
"Hence, when he was asked by his employer to convert a small
accounting firm from Windows to Linux, it is not surprising that
his methods embodied his whole approach to things in general, and
computing in particular.
"Pope (below) runs the Melbourne Linux User Group, a LUG that
caters more to hobbyist users than industry types, a cosy set of
people who meet on the final Wednesday of the month for a talk and
a drink; at times, they forget the formal talk and share their
Linux experiences over a snifter or two."