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Larry Platzek larryp@inow.com
Tue May 1 08:45:22 PDT 2007

On Tue, 1 May 2007, jim stockford wrote:

> Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 08:39:21 -0700
> From: jim stockford <jim@well.com>
> To: Michael Paoli <Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu>
> Cc: Larry Platzek <larryp@inow.com>, balug-admin@lists.balug.org,
>     Jesse Zbikowski <embeddedlinuxguy@gmail.com>,
>     John Mark Walker <johnmark@johnmark.org>,
>     Dick Verna <rverna01@comcast.net>
>   as to Ed Cherlin on OLPC with respect to
> the Marvell presenter, I've seen no other
> responses.
>   What say I try to get Ed for this coming May
> meeting and we'll get someone from Marvell
> a few months later?
>   Time's getting tight, lemme know, please.
> This'll be my default action by Friday of this
> week.
> thanks,
> jim
> On Apr 27, 2007, at 9:16 PM, Michael Paoli wrote:
>> Quoting Jesse Zbikowski <embeddedlinuxguy@gmail.com>:
>>> On 4/27/07, jim stockford <jim@well.com> wrote:
>>>> Ed Cherlin is willing to talk on the One Laptop
>>>> Per Child project. What say? Who's working
>>>> on getting speakers? Anything committed at
>>>> this point?
>>> This sounds great.  How soon can we confirm?
>>> I will also email my contact at Marvell (Scott McCormack) who wants to
>>> send a presenter to talk about OLPC.  Would it be better to have (a)
>>> both on the same night, (b) back-to-back months, or (c) space 'em out?
>> Other perspective probably vary, ... but I'd tend to think either
>> have them present both the same night, or space them out by at least a few
>> months or more - at *least* if the areas covered by the presentation are
>> rather similar or overlap a lot.
>> My guestimate is if we have two consecutive meetings on topic/presentation
>> that's "too similar", we'd probably get sub-optimal attendance for either
>> or both meetings.
>> Anyway, just my perspective/guestimate.  I can come up with some other
>> plausable theories/perspectives, but I'm guesstimating what I already noted
>> above is likely the more plausible and probable.
Jim, seems like a good idea to me.

Larry Platzek  larryp@inow.com

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