[Ubuntu-US-CA] OSCON page updated; discussion topics from last meeting

Jack Deslippe jdeslip at berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 12 00:42:59 UTC 2009


>From my understanding, power has already been paid for.

Neal Bussett wrote:
> Robert Wall wrote:
>   
>>  * Internet and power at the booth: we would have to pay for both. Some
>> people think we should do that; some people think we should use a laptop
>> or two for demonstrative purposes but focus more on talking (it's
>> cheap!) to people.
>>     
>
>   
>>  * What resources do we need to bring? Ubuntu CDs (how many, what
>> flavor), tables, computers, handouts, etc.
>>     
>
> I don't think power is necessary for a successful booth.  I think we can
> get by with a batch of CDs and some good literature.
>
> We'll need to find and pull together the literature (handouts, etc).
> These will also be able to be used in the future as well.  We often talk
> about providing fact sheets when we do presentations, for example.
>
> As far as the selection of CDs, we'll just have to cut back our variety.
>  Probably cut AMD64 out entirely, just stick with Desktop CDs, and 90%
> Ubuntu?  something like that.
>
> Obviously the numbers aren't important at this point.  But I think a
> simplified booth that focuses more on talking it up and less on showing
> it off can certainly be successful.  Not having computers also gives us
> more room to work with, and increased options for table arrangements, etc.
>
> Neal Bussett
> Ubuntu California
>
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