UBUNTU: Software Freedom Day, Sept. 18, 2010

Paul Bartell paul.bartell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 07:34:22 BST 2010

Allright. Lets do some planning  for this event next year though.
Start generating ideas of what, where, and how. This event was a lot
of fun the year we did it, but It had limited impact if any.. Pike
Place mainly had tourists, not seattlites.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Valorie Zimmerman
<valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Valorie Zimmerman
> <valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I feel like I'm flooding the list lately, but I want us to get
>> together more often! Software Freedom Day is coming up soon:
>> http://softwarefreedomday.org/content/what-software-freedom-day
>> Sept. 18th. I was thinking it would be fun to all get together that
>> afternoon and take the ferry from Seattle to Bremerton and back. This
>> leaves out the rest of the state except by IRC, sorry! But, we cou
>> also invite the Linuxchix, GSLUG, and any other free software groups
>> we participate in/know about. What do you think?
>> It costs $7 to take the ferry round-trip. We would have a semi-captive
>> audience on the ferry, and it won't matter what the weather is like --
>> we can go up top if it's nice, and stay down below if it rains.
>> http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/schedule/ScheduleDetailByRoute.aspx?route=sea-br
>> The ferry leaves Seattle at 1:30, and we'd get back to Seattle around 4pm.
>> Thoughts?
>> Valorie
> This has gotten dropped, with only Paul speaking up to say he *might*
> show up, so I guess there is insufficient enthusiasm. Maybe next year
> we can think ahead and do something fun/cool/collaborative? I think
> Seattle/Washington could use some thinking about software freedom and
> the associated issues, myself.
> Oh, well.
> Valorie
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