[ubuntu-za] release party

Vijay Makanjee vijay at ergo.co.za
Mon Sep 22 14:19:48 BST 2008

well a party is always a good idea.

Better still if there is something good to celebrate.
It might be an idea. Will need to think about this in terms of time etc.

Any Eastern Cape people on the forum??

Let me know and we can try and set something up

Kind regards


Vijay Makanjee
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Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) wrote:
> Hi Vijay
> Vijay Makanjee wrote:
>> Being in East London makes it difficult to make some of the events and 
>> meeting you have in the big cities - like the ISITE thing.
>> Also the freedom toaster meant to be in EL appears to be permanently in 
>> storage... so that is out as a way to showcase some of the software and 
>> punt software freedom day.
> Well, being in East London puts you in a good position to help with 
> something that we really need help with, and that's with setting up the 
> next release party. We've had a release party in Cape Town and Jo'burg 
> with the 8.04 release. It would be awesome if we can bring that up to at 
> least 3 cities with the next release.
> A release party isn't difficult to organise. Even if you just have a 
> get-together somewhere central for all the Ubuntu users in your area 
> (even if it's just to get together and have some coffee), then it would 
> already be good.
> I'll start another thread on this a bit later, but I think now is a good 
> time to start thinking about release parties.
> -Jonathan

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