Atlanta Linux Fest 09 Planning
david at tuxteam.com
Wed Jan 21 17:03:37 GMT 2009
I've played around with Joomla a time or to -- pretty smooth system. Very
extensible for any sort of custom modules too.
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Joshua Chase <joshua.d.chase at gmail.com>wrote:
> And as a side note, YE to wanting help with the website !!
> I think we were planning to use joomla, as it has some really nice modules
> for registration, calendars and such.. but open to anything really.. easier
> the better!
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Jon Reagan <jreagan1990 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Wednesday 21 January 2009 9:33:42 am David Tomaschik wrote:
>> > Following the last ALF, was there any sort of feedback from attendees on
>> > what they liked/didn't like about it? One thing that might be
>> > would be to set up an installfest-type area, perhaps with a PXE boot
>> > containing live and installation media. This might help first-timers
>> > people with slow connections perform installs.
>> Yes, as a matter of fact we did get some feedback, but it was minimal at
>> The focus of the event is not necessarily an installfest, but we did have
>> room off to the side for preforming installs. A PXE server is a great
>> and would really help in the event we did not have CDs from some of the
>> smaller distros (or ran out of the ones we get from the larger distros)
>> > We might want to approach ALE and/or one of the other local groups and
>> > to get some feedback from the people who were there, and to get some
>> > of what people would like to see. I know from my work with Students for
>> > Open Source that some sort of interactive or hands-on presentation would
>> > probably go over very well, as opposed to the straight talks we mostly
>> > last time.
>> I agree that hands-on/interactive stuff always makes it a little more
>> entertaining. For example, we had presentations on IBM Lotus Symphony,
>> Security, and virtualization. All showed the features of the available
>> software, and a live demo on how to use the software. The plan for the
>> is to have several presentations on some bleeding-edge or really
>> topics that won't just blow over the heads of most who are attending.
>> Interactive (or at least ones where you can follow along) is really what
>> are shooting for.
>> > If you all need any help with getting any parts of the website up and
>> > running, let me know -- I'd love to help out in any way.
>> > David
>> Thanks, David! :)
>> Jon Reagan
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