[ubuntu-uk] we suck or we just act differently?
andy at zrmt.com
Mon Jul 9 23:29:06 BST 2007
Rick is currently the CEO of the opensourceconsortium in the UK.
I'm sure he'll have no problems in giving you details of the tux suit - I can get in contact if you like?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Beard" <rob at esdelle.co.uk>
To: "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: 09 July 2007 23:23:16 o'clock (GMT) Europe/London
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] we suck or we just act differently?
alan c wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
>> Matthew Larsen wrote:
>>> count me in too
>>> On 09/07/07, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>>>> Matthew Larsen wrote:
>>>>> Maybe its the abundance of talk and lack of action thats the problem.
>>>> I trust you do not include me in that comment?
>>>> I spend a full day each month at my local computer fair, give talks to
>>>> local clubs, contact local shops and libraries and they have my
>>>> leaflets..... and exhibitions too when possible.
>>>> alan cocks
>>>> Kubuntu user#10391
>> I'd be interested in helping out where I can.
>> One thought which was discussed at the D&C LUG which would possibly get
>> some sort of newspaper coverage is to adopt a penguin at a zoo.
>> Just a thought, it's something different and newspapers/news teams are
>> always looking for something different even if it's just to fill a bit
>> of space.
> I have been on the lookout for a person sized Penguin suit (Tux would
> be ideal). The cutting patterns for tux are open source and it should
> be no real problem to scale up to person size. Any one good with
> suitable material? I embarrass my better half by handing out leaflets
> on the subject and if I dressed up in a tux costume and played the
> fool I had better keep it secret or I might not get let back into the
> house..... :-)
I'll see if I can find out. I went to a business networking event last
year and there was a guy in a Tux suit who funnily enough is a big
supporter of Linux in Devon.
The business was Adaptive IT, I think the director was called Rick
Timmis, their web site is here: http://www.adaptive-it.co.uk/index.html
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