Ubuntu Toronto Meeting Processes

crazydoode at gmail.com crazydoode at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 02:32:19 UTC 2007

Hey Frank,

Was there anything about the meeting that you did like?

On Sunday 14 January 2007 21:26, Frank McCarron wrote:
> As one who WAS at the last meeting (for an hour and a half) I must say that
> laptops are a BIG (IMHO) impediment to making new members feeling more
> welcome. When the majority of people in the meeting are sitting staring at
> their laptops, fingers tapping away on their keyboards, not making eye
> contact it is hard to feel welcome and part of the process.
> What I don't understand is why some people seem to be VERY reluctant to
> commit to closing their laptops for a short while and interact in person
> with their fellow Ubuntu fans (and potential fans).
> My $0.02 (again)
> Frank in Mississauga
> On 1/14/07, Patrick I <p.killeen at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > I fail to understand this obsessive hatred towards laptaps at an OS
> > meeting,
> > Even Evan  feels the need to set down the rules about them regardless
> > that has never been to a Ubuntu Toronto meeting.
> >
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ca

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