[Balug-admin] your mail (promoting BALUG meeting(s) - 7:00p, "not" 7:10p)
Tue May 1 17:17:30 PDT 2007
maybe let 'em know 6:30 is bar time,
i.e. 6:30 to 7:00, gathering to chat,
7:00 herd to the tables.
On May 1, 2007, at 1:30 PM, Michael Paoli wrote:
> When promoting it (or other BALUG meetings), *please* use
> 7:00 P.M. as the primary time mentioned regarding the meeting and such.
> 7:10 P.M. isn't the meeting/dinner start time - that's our
> cut-off time for dinner - if one doesn't make it by 7:10 P.M., there
> are no assurances one will be able to join us in our "family style"
> dinner and/or that we'll be able to get one seated with us.
> If 7:10 P.M. is mentioned at all in "promoting" it and such,
> it ought to say something to the effect that that's the cut-off
> time for dinner (e.g. the BALUG website presently states it as
> "Dinner starts promptly at 7:10 PM", or one could state something like:
> "Be sure to arrive to dinner *before* 7:10 P.M. to ensure you will
> be able to join us for dinner.").
> We do need to move things along pretty much by that schedule
> (seat folks right around 7:00 P.M., money collected and food starts to
> flow right around 7:10 P.M.) to allow reasonable time for
> and to also avoid awkward table situation (e.g. tables are nicely to
> full - and more folks keep trickling in when the tables are already
> full and
> everyone else has already paid up (except the speaker :-)) and
> is starting to eat.)
> Thanks, everyone.
> Quoting Larry Platzek <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> On Tue, 1 May 2007, Jesse Zbikowski wrote:
>>> Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 11:04:31 -0700
>>> From: Jesse Zbikowski <email@example.com>
>>> To: Larry Platzek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Cc: jim stockford <email@example.com>,
>>> Michael Paoli <Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu>,
>>> firstname.lastname@example.org, John Mark Walker
>>> Dick Verna <email@example.com>
>>> Subject: Re: your mail
>>> On 5/1/07, Larry Platzek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Jim, seems like a good idea to me.
>>> Yep; the Marvell guys have not responded yet so that may sit in the
>>> pipeline a while. Can I go ahead and promote this as an Ed
>>> Cherlin/OLPC event?
>> Jesse if Jim confirms that Ed Cherlin will present in May then go
>> and promote the event.
>> Larry Platzek email@example.com
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