[ubuntu-uk] where is everyone?

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Wed Mar 5 22:28:54 GMT 2008

Johnathon Tinsley wrote:
> ----- "Paul Mellors" <paul at paulmellors.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 18:26 +0000, norman wrote:
>> > On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 18:04 +0000, Rob Beard wrote:
>> > > alan c wrote:
>> > > > Is it me, or something at my end here, but things seem
>> uncommonly 
>> > > > quiet on this list for the last several days?
>> > 
>> > I have been trying to get to grips with copying old colour
>> > transparencies by using my digital camera, shooting in RAW and
>> using
>> > UFraw and Gimp to get a final image.
>> > 
>> > Norman
>> > 
>> > 
>> I just hate you all and don't want to speak to you any more ;)
>> MooDoo
> Hiding. Work is very busy at the moment.
> Also, somebody commented to me a little while back (at a LUG meeting) that the Ubuntu-UK team never seem to do much.
> So, Randomly thinking, how about we try to organise a Ubucon [0] to make up for the lack of linux conferences this year.
> (The conference, I went to the 2006 one. It was rubbish. Most interesting part was the .org village. I *think* its because they charge exibitors [not .org pples] an extortionate amount of money for floor-space, i-net connection, power etc. Small businesses can't afford it...)
> This is just an initial "what do you think" email :)
> Johnathon
> [0] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity/RunningAnUbucon

I like the idea. Please consider Bracknell Sorts Centre as a possible 
M4/M3, easy parking. It is the venue of regular monthly computer fairs 
and it could potentially also be used to attract a public exhibition area.

the venue- basic, hopefully cheap:

(with irrelevent soundtrack...)

alan cocks
Kubuntu user#10391

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