[svlug] Picn*x15 during (and next to) LWE (was re: ISSUE: SVLUG's ...)
bill at wards.net
Fri Feb 17 16:03:47 PST 2006
On 2/17/06, Bill Kendrick <nbs at sonic.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 03:43:13PM -0800, John Mark Walker wrote:
> > As the LinuxWorld conference director, I would like to make a very
> > special request - would you be interested in hosting this event in the
> > Yerba Buena area outside of Moscone at the same time as LinuxWorld? I
> > think it would be a very nice event. IDG World Expo has already
> > indicated to me that they would wholeheartedly commit resources for
> > this. Let me know if you're interested. We were thinking of having our
> > own 15th anniversary event, and then I informed them of the annual
> > picnix stuff, and they were intrigued.
> Sweet! I say: go for it!
I say no. It'll change the character of the picnic entirely, and
possibly get out of hand. We usually get about 500 people at the
picnics in Sunnyvale. At the expo we would get tens of thousands.
And it's a smaller park.
> We should definitely MOVE this conversation
> over to the LinuxPicnic list, however, since it's more encompassing than
> just SVLUG.
The thread has already been moved there.
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