Linux Users' Group of Davis - "LUGOD 2002.08.19 Meeting Notes"
2002.08.19 Meeting Notes
- Demo - The last demo was August 10th. The turnout was alright,
with a lot of LUGOD members showing up to help out and hang out.
- Installfests - Our last installfest (August 18th) had to
be cancelled because the person with the key to the room was unavailable!
All installees were contacted in advance, and their RSVPs will be
honored at the next Installfest, on September 15th.
- LERT - No LERT news.
- Library - No news.
- California 4-H Presentation - Bill Kendrick and Nicole Carlson
did a presentation on Linux and Open Source to kids at the California 4-H
Leadership convention at UC Davis on August 10th.
About 15 kids attended, and enjoyed it! (Presentations are online at
LUGOD's website, as well.)
- Picn*x - 150-200 people showed up to Picn*x-11, the 11th
anniversary Linux picnic and barbecue in Sunnyvale on Saturday, August 17th.
Jon 'maddog' Hall, Don Marti (of Linux Journal), Linus Torvalds (and family),
and the mayor of Sunnyvale were among the famous people who attended!
- Financial Report - $134.55 were spent to pay for food and
the room at Sudwerk.
- Pete Salzman
- Melissa Hardenbrook
- Bill Kendrick
- Stephen Helms
- Foo Lim
- Marc Hasbrouck
- Henry House
- Jennifer Hawk
- Mike Simons
- Doug Barbieri
- Joe Arruda
- Joel Baumert
- Jon 'maddog' Hall
- Alex House
- Coco House
- Nicole Carlson
- Jeff Newmiller
- Cordell Newmiller
- Brian Lavender
- Daphne Pareas
- Alexandra Thorn
- Philip Southam
- Ray Dias
- John Zarrella
- Sigrid Roehling
- Thomas Pedersa
- Dmitriy Ivanov
- Andrew Smith
- Jacob LeBeau
- ... and about 25 others!
Quotes from the meeting:
- "It takes a lot of balls to put out their product and call it an
operating system." - Jon 'maddog' Hall, on Microsoft
- "10 bucks on Barney." - Maddog on Wil Wheaton vs. Barney
- "We're not Microsoft bashers, necessarily - they just make the easiest
target." - Maddog
LUGOD: PO Box 1336, Davis, CA 95617
2002 Aug 27 19:41