Ubuntu MASSACHUSETTS InstallFest

Matt Nicholson sjoeboo at sjoeboo.com
Wed Aug 29 20:59:34 BST 2007


Here here for Worcester. I work in Cambridge, but live in Shrewsbury (just
east of Worcester), so, although  I'm around, I never have a chance to make
the Boston meetups, since I rely on the train to get home at night. Some
sort of middle ground would be wonderful.

On 8/29/07, Brian DeLacey <bdelacey at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'd travel from Boston to Worcester for occasional meetings and install
> fests.
>
> Worcester is a good central location that might pull people in from east
> and west.
>
> There is some great open source energy out there, with groups like Miro
> <http://www.getmiro.com/about/contact/>based in Worcester:
>
>
> On 8/29/07, Jonathan M. Prigot < jprigot at verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> > I have a car and using it to go to an Installfest where public transport
> >
> > doesn't go doesn't bother me. If I decide that an event is within my
> > range
> > and time, then I'll go, otherwise I won't. I used to travel to Adams,
> > MA, so
> > I know that there is more to the state than Boston and suburbs. Let's
> > not
> > limit ourselves because not everyone will go every time.
> > ===
> > Jon
> >
> > On Wednesday 29 August 2007 14:53:45 Martin Owens wrote:
> > > > So why not compromise and do it in Worcester? Commuter rails run
> > there,
> > > > and WRTA has bussing as well. I should think *Central* MA is a
> > > > reasonable compromise for avoiding a Boston vs. Western MA war :)
> > > >
> > > > Maybe doing something with WLUG ( wlug.org). They usually meet at
> > WPI.
> > >
> > > What is the weighting towards Worcester? See this is one of the
> > > reasons I wanted a map with each members location so I could see how
> > > many people are around a certain area and weight the location to need,
> >
> > > transport and location of members.
> > >
> > > So far all I know is Mike in Lowell and me in Southie, Sunny in South
> > > Boston, Yuiry close by, and most other people are close by to Boston
> > > too; so to make a case for a move to the middle of the state it'd have
> >
> > > to be something better than 'because it's symmetric and politically
> > > correct'
> >
> >
> >
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> > Canton, MA 02021-3609
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> >
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