[svlug] Linux 10th anniversary plans

Drew Bertola drew at drewb.com
Thu Jul 5 17:24:02 PDT 2001

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 04:47:15PM -0700, Mark C . Langston wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 04:08:25PM -0700, Ian Kluft wrote:
> > I didn't see any response to this.  Does anyone know what time of day that
> > Taos' Linux 10th anniversary event will be on Aug 25?  It would be nice to
> > hear from them so we know we won't schedule a BBQ on top of their event.
> > But lacking any response, we should go ahead and schedule something anyway.
> > Time is running out to reserve large BBQ areas in city or county parks.
> > 
> > I'm not satisfied with the "we've already got something that day" that
> > we've heard so far from Taos.  That's all we've heard.  They can't claim
> > the whole day as theirs and expect us to drop the plans we were making.
> > We'd like to know what time that day we can schedule a BBQ that won't
> > conflict with their event.
> > 
> > So I suggest that we proceed by this weekend whether we get a response from
> > Taos or not.  I'll contact everyone who expressed interest earlier as we
> > select a location and make plans.
> Sorry, I'm on vacation this week.
> Due to logistic issues with IDG, we've decided against holding a 10th
> Anniversary Linux event as originally planned in conjunction with
> LinuxWorld.  We're investigating other possibilities, including
> bringing in several speakers from RedHat, but this event would be a
> very scaled-back event held apart from LWE.
> Please don't let our plans interfere in any way with anything else
> anybody wants to do; I never meant to give the impression that we were
> claiming the day as "ours".

So, looks like we can run with this.  What's the next step?  Any ideas
on a place and time?

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