[kwlug-disc] Software Freedom Day: help wanted

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Thu Aug 8 10:07:43 EDT 2013


Well, I'm sure you can miss your 30th!  lol.

Congratulations on the milestone.  I'm coming up on my 25th next year so
I'm not too far behind.


On 8 August 2013 10:01, John Kerr <johneddie.kerr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Gang
>
> September 14 is spoken for and since the 21st is the closest Saturday to
> our 30th Wedding anniversary I better leave that day open for other stuff
> than computer stuff as well.
>
> Cheers
>
> John
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
>> At work we (at Computer Recycling/The Working Centre)
>> are talking about hosting Software Freedom Day this year.
>>
>> It looks like somebody (somebody named Bob Jonkman, in fact) has
>> already put us on the map:
>>
>> http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/2013/Canada/Kitchener
>>
>> The question is whether there is enough energy in the community to
>> make this event happen (and a success). So: this is a call for
>> helpers:
>>
>> - People to help publicize the event
>> - People to help organize the event (What should we do? Are DVDs and
>>   CDs obsolete yet?)
>> - People to offer presentations (if we do presentations)
>> - People to help host the day (if we do an installfest)
>>
>> At this point, it looks like The Working Centre would be willing to
>> host if we get enough outside help, because we are kind of stretched
>> to do all of the organizing ourselves. I don't know exactly what
>> "enough" means, but getting some volunteers in response to this
>> posting would be a nice start.
>>
>> If you are finding this plea for help too demanding, then there is no
>> problem if somebody else wants to host.
>>
>> Another factor is the date. Once again Sept 21 conflicts with the
>> Royal Medieval Faire, which sucks away potential Software Freedom Day
>> volunteers. We could change the date, perhaps to a week later. Should
>> we?
>>
>> - Paul
>>
>>
>>
>> --
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