Release Parties

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 18:07:47 UTC 2012


So you don't do anything for the people who know about and love
Ubuntu? Who invest their time and energy into it and want to celebrate
the release?

Darcy.

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Randall Ross <randall at executiv.es> wrote:
> Hello Canada!
>
> Vancouver will be hosting a *U-Party* in June. (That's our official name
> for them.)
>
> Why oh why so late, you ask?
>
> 1) It's a party, not an install-fest,
> 2) We've learned that if we have an event closer to release date people
> expect tech,
> 3) The people in #2 are already into Ubuntu, and will come regardless.
> **We want people who have never heard of Ubuntu to party with us.** The
> stated goal of Ubuntu is to cross the chasm and bring free software to
> the masses.
> 4) Computers kill parties, with precision ;)
>
> And why don't we call them "Ubuntu Release Parties?"
> The general public cannot understand how a computer (or software) themed
> party could possibly be fun, and therefore won't come. When's the last
> time you heard someone say "Wow, I went to that <insert proprietary OS
> name here> party the other day and it rocked!!" Not gonna happen in our
> lifetime ;)
>
> Party!
>
> Cheers,
> Randall
> Ubuntu Buzz Generator
>
> --
>
> On 04/26/2012 05:00 AM, ubuntu-ca-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
>> From: Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com>
>>
>>
>> Tomoorrow is release day!
>>
>> So far, we've just got the usual release parties in Kitchener and Toronto:
>>
>> http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-ca
>>
>> It's not too late to host one in your town!  Just pick a place and let
>> people know.  This list is a good place to start.
>>
>> Darcy.
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