What time does the show close in the evening? I'd love to drop down to
have a look but if it closes @ 7 thats not gonna happen.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Wilson [mailto:dave.wilson at heanet.ie]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 5:35 PM
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] e-XPO update
>>> Just dropping a note to mention - it's going really well. Donncha
> and the lads did trojan work in getting sponsorship and goodies
>> We're well hidden under the IIA section (stand IP15) but we're
> getting a **lot** of traffic. Peter reckons that about 9 out of
> 10 people who approach us have used or are about to install Linux.
> I think we're easily getting more, and more interested, traffic
> than most of the other stands our size (and a few of the big
>> Corel have a huge presence - AFAIK they're launching they're new
> Office suite at the show. They gave us a pile of free CDs to give
> away, then when they ran out, they gave us another pile. People
> are blown away when they ask "how long does this CD last for then"
> and they learn they can use it, copy it, install it forever on
> all the machines they want.
>> I've got a badge that says "Linux.ie" and "Windows world". I have
> got to scan this in :-)
>> Peter made a brochure-and-origami-pot. It's wonderful.
>> While pondering answers to ease-of-install questions, it occurred
> to me last night that probably noone else there had the balls to
> format the hard disks of their demo machines at 8pm on the night
> before the show.
>> If you can get in at all (I dunno if you need tickets or $$$) drop
> over. If anyone has a pile of free Red Hat CD's, other freebies,
> or a lend of some !SEATS! it'd be most appreciated ;-)
>> Have fun,
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