[ubuntu-uk] where is everyone?

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Wed Mar 5 22:45:03 GMT 2008

alan c wrote:
> 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 
> venue?
> 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:
> http://www.britishcomputerfairs.com/cgi-bin/floorplan?vnu_id=5
> (with irrelevent soundtrack...)
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYMUAjPERZ8

The idea has been floated before, and there's a wiki page for you to add to:


John Levin

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