[DC LoCo] Release Party
david.yost at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 04:08:36 BST 2010
I'd definitely try to make it up!
david.yost at gmail.com
djyost at smcm.edu
On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Celeste Lyn Paul <celeste at kde.org> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> There has been some talk about planning the upcoming Ubuntu release
> and what to do about the party. Is there any interest in a joint
> MD/DC/CALUG release party? The DC Loco is suggesting a place in town,
> how do MD folks feel about this?
> ~ Celeste
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:58 PM, Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com>
> > On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc> wrote:
> >> I was at the Sunlight Foundation's party last year, and, although it was
> >> not as well-attended as some hoped, they do actually have a pretty nice
> >> venue, a large conference room, and high-quality connectivity. (Useful
> >> if we're going to be installing / downloading additional software from
> >> the internet)
> > In my mind, this coming release party needs to accommodate at least
> > three things:
> > * reliable, high-speed Internet connectivity
> > * fairly central, easily Metrorail-accessible location for NoVA, DC, and
> > * food
> > Why do I place connectivity over food? Simple: we're celebrating a
> > release, and we'd like to point out cool things on our laptops to
> > those who pop in and/or wander by. And, of course, to each other.
> > Why the focus on a central location? To put it plainly, our LoCo's
> > most active members are from NoVA, DC, and MD. It "makes sense" to
> > attempt to accommodate the metro region.
> > Food, well, is slightly more contentious. Suffice to say that I [as a
> > celiac vegan] can't eat most things at nearly every restaurant, so I'd
> > much rather spend time dialing up the tubes than worrying about food.
> > Understandably, however, most people will want to eat, drink, and be
> > merry -- therefore I couldn't care less where the food venue is.
> > So -- perhaps the MD LoCo team can help us out here?
> > -Dan
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