[vox-if] Re: Installfest [Yay/Nay]

Christopher James McKenzie mckenzie at cs.ucdavis.edu
Fri Dec 1 12:47:27 PST 2006

He Laine,

Thanks, but we canceled it.  I forfeited the room, and told the people 
helping out that their is no need to go.  I personally made other plans 
already for that time slot.

Don't tell them it's canceled as it would reflect poorly on both LUGOD 
and yourself.  Remind them that RSVP is mandatory.  I will then set up 
an appointment with the installees (if indeed their are any) on a 
personal basis.

Of course, I may un-cancel it, if there are like 10 RSVPs before 5 pm, 
but I think Richard Stallman shaving his beard is a more likely event 
than that unfortunately.


Laine Walker-Avina wrote:
> On Dec 01, 2006, at 11:02, Bill Kendrick wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 10:59:44AM -0800, Christopher James McKenzie 
>> wrote:
>>>> What's going on, any idea?
>>> People hate windows less.
>>> More windows haters are moving to the viable Apple alternative.
>>> Linux is becoming easier to install.
>>> People are having less problems.
>> So based on this, do we want to make Installfests happen less often,
>> and maybe make them bigger events?
>> How's our contact with various departments at UC Davis and other local
>> colleges?  Do the profs/teachers/students/etc. know about the events?
>> I remember CS folks used to get the word out to their classes a lot.
>> -bill!
> I'm on several listservs on campus and haven't heard a peep about it. I 
> just sent a copy of your announcement to the IEEE member's list, so 
> hopefully you'll get a few more people before tomorrow. Let me know in 
> the future if you'd like to send stuff to the IEEE list.
> ---
> Laine Walker-Avina
> President 2006-2007
> IEEE at UC Davis
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