Thu Nov 10 08:17:35 PST 2005
Not a problem, ... I can send out announcement, ... even if it includes
announcing myself this time, ... in the interest of time and all, and also
since this will be less formal (mostly Q&A and some mini-demos and such)
and since the timing's relatively short, I won't be passing it along
to lots of other groups and their lists and such, ... anyway, I'm fine with
sending it out, and will probably go ahead and do that fairly soon - like
Quoting Larry Platzek <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Michael Paoli wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 23:44:36 -0800
> > From: Michael Paoli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Reply-To: Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: [Balug-admin] (pre-)Announcement?
> > If we don't have a speaker for the 2005-11-15 meeting, I could do a
> > follow-up/follow-on from last month's meeting, and cover at least a bit
> > of shell mini-demo stuff, and mostly have time for questions and
> > answers.
> > If we're still looking for additional stuff to do/cover at the
> > 2005-11-15 meeting (shell mini-demos and questions and answers may not
> > necessarily fill all that much time ... then again, folks might reach
> > their fill of presentation on shell stuff, since we already covered
> > lots of that at the Oct. meeting) ... I could also toss in a
> > mini-demo/presentation on "why I like Fvwm" - it's an X11 Window
> > manager ... anyway, that might be useful for covering about 10 to 20
> > minutes, and could add some variety.
> > Anyway, I was thinking "we" (or I) should probably send out a meeting
> > reminder/"announcement" soon (like, say, Thursday or so this week), so
> > folks still have reasonable advance notice on such a "reminder" (and
> > not so far in advance they're likely to forget again).
> > Any other "newsy" type stuff we'd want to include in "announcement"?
> > Reminder in change on the dinner cost, and that we're not meeting in
> > December, ... anything else (any confirmed speakers for next year or
> > anything else to tag onto an announcement before the 2005-11-15 meeting?
> > Oh, ... and I could add a note about web materials from the presentation
> > at the Oct. meeting (still need to push out the latest set of updates/
> > tweaks on those to the web).
> > Let me know, and I could send out the announcement (unless someone else
> > is itching to do it).
> > And, random suggestion for the web site - tweak:
> > "BALUG meets every third Tuesday of the Month",
> > changing it to:
> > "BALUG generally meets the third Tuesday of each Month"
> > ... as we have occasionally skipped or changed the meeting date (e.g.
> > like this December, or avoiding a conflict with a Chinese New Year's
> > room booking).
> As far as I am concerned please go ahead and "be" our speaker for
> I will try to change to "generally" later today and update speaker
> to be Michael Paoli.
> I hope someone else will make the announcement.
> I know Michael does not want to make the announcement as going to be the
> speaker and I do not blame him for not wanting to do it!
> I will be out untill tonight, will check on things at that time!
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