[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu LoCo chapter for the Waterloo region in Ontario

Chris Irwin chris at chrisirwin.ca
Fri Nov 20 18:33:43 EST 2009


On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 18:14 -0500, Darcy Casselman wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> >> Out of curiosity, how is the LoCo different than the regular LUG (aside
> >> from being Ubuntu-targeted)?
> >
> > >From their site, LoCos seem more interested in outreach / marketing to
> > potential new users, where LUGs tend to be more self-help to existing
> > users.  I'm sure there is more or less overlap depending on the LoCo
> > and LUG in question.

> Yeah, absolutely.  The intention is not to take anything at all away
> from the LUG.  KWLUG is a fantastic group and, if anything, I'm hoping
> the LoCo will help bring more people into the LUG.

Cool. So it would take more of responsibility of install-fests and
introductions.

> But it's all pretty new.  I think we're open to ideas and suggestions.
>  But there's absolutely no thought of competing with the LUG here.

Sorry. It wasn't supposed to be an accusation, just curiosity :)

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Chris Irwin
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