[ubuntu-uk] 10/10/10 installfests

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Thu Aug 5 19:45:12 BST 2010

On 05/08/10 19:41, alan c wrote:
> Hi Alan
> The date is clashing with an important family event for me and also 
> the Bracknell Computer Fair too, so I think I will not be available to 
> participate I regret to say. However I have a comment of two on the 
> poster (well done).
> Size - presumably A4 for domestic overprinting.
> I have experience of domestic overprinting on similar stuff, and I can 
> say that glossy finish is impossible for my HP inkjet, printing does 
> not dry sensibly at all. I ended up using stick-on labels, ok but 
> tedious extra work (with 1000 to do).  I know glossy looks good for 
> display but - beware.
good feedback, I will talk to some printers tomorrow, I think we need
real litho printing on regular matt paper, not glossy. I don't think we
can do digital print because that isn't safe for overprinting on a
laser.Top heading:
> ubuntu installfest
> comment:
> installfest is not a common word for non Ubuntu eyes so I suggest 
> using inverted commas, to read
> ubuntu "installfest"
> Text:
>   ....... Ubuntu 10.10 the Maverick Meerkat   .....
> for similar reasons as above, to read
> ....... Ubuntu 10.10 the "Maverick Meerkat"  .....
> Text
> ..... we are holding installation parties all  ........
> Suggest emphasis on the words installation parties, either by bold or 
> underline.
> Good luck!
great feedback, just what I was looking for. Thanks.


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