[vox-if] Re: September/October IF

Jonathan Stickel jjstickel at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jul 7 08:48:05 PDT 2004

I suppose an announcement for both IFs could be made at the same time. 
In the announcement we can request that they indicate which day they 
prefer, but also indicate that we might have to move them to the other day.


Ken Bloom wrote:
> That sounds good. How do you plan to make sure we have a pretty even
> distribution of installees between the two?
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 12:38:38PM -0700, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
>>I sat on this for awhile, but it's nearing the 90 day reserve ahead time 
>>for the Davis library.
>>I think Mark has a good suggestion here about having 2 IFs in October, 
>>but a week apart.  The normal installfest can be held on campus on 
>>Sunday, October 17, to be coordinated by Seth.  I will plan to 
>>coordinate an installfest to be held a week earlier on Saturday, October 
>>9, for which I will try to reserve the Blanchard room of the Davis library.
>>Does this sound good to everyone?  Any comments?  If it's cool, I'll 
>>call the library to put in our reservation on July 9 (this Friday).
>>To recap the upcoming IF plans, I'm coordinating an IF this month (on 
>>July 17).  It will be up to Seth to have one in August.  September will 
>>be canceled and then we will have the 2 in October.
>>Mark K. Kim wrote:
>>>Getting volunteers two consecutive days may be a problem.  How about the
>>>first or the second Saturday?  It's closer to the beginning of the quarter
>>>so it'll give the early birds a chance to start using Linux for their
>>>early programming assignments.  Late birds can sign up for the 3rd Sunday
>>>IF.  But just in case too many sign up for the early one, I suggest
>>>putting a quota on how many people can sign up for the Saturday IF (and
>>>maybe the Sunday one also.)

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