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Re: [vox] [fwd] [bay area debian] [HELP] LinuxWorld Conference + Expo 2004
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Re: [vox] [fwd] [bay area debian] [HELP] LinuxWorld Conference + Expo 2004

On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 09:23:56PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Anyone from LUGOD interested in helping the Debian crew with a booth at LWE
> this year?  They're ISO a coordinator, as you can read below...
> -bill!

I'm interested in helping (and in manning the booth), but I don't
think I can be the coordinator.

Btw, the site with the forms on it needs its permissions fixed.

> ----- Forwarded message from Joshua Kwan <joshk@triplehelix.org> -----
> Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 13:00:58 -0700
> From: joshk@triplehelix.org (Joshua Kwan)
> Subject: [bad] [HELP] LinuxWorld Conference + Expo 2004
> To: bad@bad.debian.net
> Hello BAD,
> It may seem a long time from now but LWCE [1] is fast approaching. If
> anyone was there last year, you know that we will be sure to properly
> register a Debian booth for this year as we have learned our lesson.
> Right?
> (For those who weren't there last year -- we didn't have a booth. We
> squatted. We stole some company's free poster, turned it around, and
> drew a Debian swirl on it, and taped it to the top of the booth we were
> squatting in. We held a collection and got some money that went who
> knows where. We sat around like losers, leeched off people's wireless 
> networks, and talked about Debian while Peter Palfrader did some
> wholesale keywhoring. It was a disaster, really.)
> Jaldhar Vyas, who was responsible for arranging LinuxWorld in NY (which
> apparently was very successful) sent me the registration forms for the
> SF one. I contacted Hans Uhlig who was interested in organizing it this
> year, but he seems to be very busy at work. Therefore I offer the
> position of organizer to anyone in BAD (possibly even LUGOD.)
> The organizer MUST:
> 1. register and send in the forms for the booth in Debian's name [2]
> 2. coordinate things for people to bring, print out, burn, etc. Last year
>    Gentoo had a few cool machines running Gentoo for people to play with.
> 3. coordinate set-up people and clean-up people (probably want people who
>    live in the SF metro area)
> 4. ????
> 5. Profit!
> I don't care who it is, but he or she _must_ carry these tasks out if we
> are to have a successful LWCE representation for Debian this year at
> LWCE. It could even be John Hereon. Also task #1 needs to be completed
> ASAP because the booth policy is first come first serve. I fear that I am
> not of the appropriate age to register for the booth in Debian's name.
> Plus, I have finals in T minus 3 days, so.. -ENOTIME.
> Please notify the list if you are interested in doing all of this. This
> topic probably needs some discussion. Alternatively, we can agree to
> split these tasks out. This could be a good discussion topic for the
> upcoming meeting in Berkeley. (Sadly, I don't think I'll be able to
> attend. Too far. I will call a Bay Area meeting for July, promise.)
> [1] http://www.linuxworldexpo.com
> [2] http://sloth.voxel.net/~joshk/lwce/
> -- 
> Joshua Kwan
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> -- 
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com              C is like an industrial strength
> http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/       nail gun; if wielded improperly,
> New Breed Software                       it can cause untold carnage.
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