Next meeting/installfest

Brian DeLacey bdelacey at
Sun Mar 2 21:27:03 GMT 2008

I think live demonstrations of projects / things that matter to people in
their use of Ubuntu would be great. A lively discussion of the pros and cons
would be a great way to learn more about all of this.

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 4:01 PM, Daniel Hollocher <
ubuntu-us-ma at> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm fairly new to this list.  I've been lurking throughout your install
> fest, and that school thing, whatever that was.  I originally joined hoping
> to present an idea that I had for Ubuntu.  That hope was to present it to
> some live faces.
> I've already posted on the forums, coded up a demo, followed procedure,
> but there seems to be allot of noise that I'm not sure how to break
> through.
> I'd love to give a quick demo, and explain some of the philosophy behind
> the idea, and then get some feedback from you guys.
> Let me know if this makes sense,
> Dan
> PS - +1 on an exploration of RoR.  I would request some negative
> commentary against RoR (some devil's advocate kind of stuff).  When I first
> heard of it, I read the online book, and bought and read some other book on
> it.  Then, when I talked to a few people about it, it seemed a little
> over-hyped.  One guy advocated python to me.  It ended up not mattering
> because I needed a CMS anyway, but I'm still interested in RoR.
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