Re: Conference Booth Organization

On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 06:11, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 09:29:46AM +1000 or thereabouts, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-07-16 at 02:49, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > > Hi folks!  A few of us GNOMErs in Portland managed to put together a
> > > booth for GNOME at OSCON.  We managed to talk to a lot of folks, and
> Send hot pics! :) 
> > > share some ideas about what GNOME is, and where it's going.  I think the
> > > booth went pretty well in general, we even had a few 'celebrities' stop
> > > by (Miguel, Jim Gettys, and Keith Packard, and so on).  However, there
> > > were a bunch of things that we could have done a lot better, so I've
> > > been trying to write them up, so that we can have an even more kick-ass
> > > booth for the next conference (LWE SF, anyone?).  Here's a list, a bit
> > > of explanation for most of the items, and one or two closing remarks.
> > 
> > Somebody else wrote a couple of web pages of ideas after a London(?)
> > conference where he was doing GNOME demonstrations a couple of years
> > ago. For the life of me, I cannot find a reference to these pages now,
> > but my memory of that list is pretty similar to what Greg has noted.
> > Since two people have said it, it must be true.
> Three people :) 
> Three years ago I wrote up a "what we could have done with, had
> we only known" thing on my return from LinuxTag2000 and sent it to 
> gnome-hackers. Alas, the archives don't go back that far. I can't 
> find my post on the web. But from my ancient sent-mail folder, 
> here's a snippet. (Those who don't want to read loads: the 
> executive summary is "wot Greg said")

Off-topic - the archives from that far back can be found (and much
farther), for gnome-hackers members at:

Sadly, we can't make them public because it was a closed list
at that time.


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