From: Jeremy Smyth (JSmyth at domain Saleslan.com)
Date: Mon 27 Sep 1999 - 15:43:09 IST
This is getting suspiciously unlike a party and more like a conference :-)
Still think your house could hold us, Liam??????
Getting both (or all three) would be a masterstroke, if a little optimistic.
ESR is a good suggestion because
1: He has a policy of doing this kind of thing
2: He's here around then anyway, so budgets are less of an issue
Same can't really be said of Linus or Alan, despite their kudos in
Have they done relatively small-scale LUG things recently?
/jer, recovering from a two-week absence and 500 ilug mails to choke on
The Great Ruairi spake
> The problem as I see it here is that while Linus or Alan Cox would attract
> more media attention and perhaps bring more serious business people in to
> see what all the fuss is about, ESR would be a better person to address
> as he seems to be best able to win over business people, many of whom will
> be suspicious of "techie cult figures". But then, ESR is less well known
> outside the techie community (as opposed to the IT community)in Ireland
> either of the others and would attract much less in the way of people.
> What does everybody else think?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilug-admin at domain linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at domain linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Jeremy Smyth
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 1999 2:11 PM
> To: ilug at domain linux.ie
> Subject: RE: [ILUG] lin party
> ESR has an engagement in Trinity for the Internet soc on the 25th
> November... mebbe we could poach him for the day after...
> Shane spake
> > It could be very successful if we could get someone like
> > Linus or Alan Cox to come as there would be considerable media interest,
> > attracting a
> > broad spectrum of people to see what all the fuss is about.
> > That is my 0.02 euros worth anyway,
> > ...shane
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