Invitation to help plan ESR visit
- Here's a note from Clay Claiborne (Mr. LULA) to the LALUGS folks,
inviting all the LUGS in helping plan a successful Eric S. Raymond
visit Dec. 3rd & 4th.
The main cost of ESR's visit will be the plane fare, I think.
Join the mailing list Clay mentions to find out more.
Eric Raymond has committed to come to Los Angeles on December 3rd and
4th for a series of programs or presentation on Linux and the Open
While LULA requested this visit, we hope to make it an area wide event
involving all the local area Linux users and groups. We would like your
help and advise on event content, meeting locations and fund raising to
defray the travel exspenses to get him here.
No plans are cut in stone yet, but we tentatively hope for an evening
meeting on Friday and a midday event on Saturday.
We are investigating a number of locations now but are open to all
We also have not finalized content and would enjoy your input on that
Eric only require us to cover his costs. He will speak for free. So LUG
member have already contributed or pledged money to help fund this.
Other have done things like sell Linux CD's to raise moeny for the
trip,. But more is still needed and time is running out.
We have setup a list at ESR-LA@onelist.com specifically for the
planning of this visit. If you can help with these events or are
interested, please join this list.
Clay J. Claiborne, Jr., President
Cosmos Engineering Company
1550 South Dunsmuir Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 930-2540 (323) 930-1393 Fax
(The above is just my personal opinion; I don't speak for my employer,
except on the occasional talk show.)
> Eric Raymond has committed to come to Los Angeles on December 3rd and
> 4th for a series of programs or presentation on Linux and the Open
> Source movement.
>Has anyone else been having trouble subscribing to the ESR-LA list? I
> We have setup a list at ESR-LA@onelist.com specifically for the
> planning of this visit. If you can help with these events or are
> interested, please join this list.
can't even find it on the onelist web site.