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On 11/07/06, Stephen <stephenjohnson@...> wrote:
> Yes but i emailed someone about it, and they told due to their exams it
> had been canceled and to keep an eye on the mailing list.
> George Prowse wrote:
> > On 10/07/06, Peter Weller <welp@...> wrote:
> >> Stephen Johnson wrote:
> >> > Peter Weller wrote:
> >> >> Stephen Johnson wrote:
> >> >>> Peter Weller wrote:
> >> >>>> Hmm, I've got bad news for you... The Gentoo UK conference was on
> >> >>>> Saturday... Yes... last Saturday...
> >> >>> i thought it had been called off
> >> >> Yeah... until about a month ago...
> >> > dammit i always miss out, btw dns is in dec and will be based
> >> > somewhere near blackpool it is the longest running and largest network
> >> > security conference in the uk.Ill post more info when i get the
> >> > organizers to get their arse in gear
> >> Looks like Daniel forgot to announce it here... Oh well, there's always
> >> next year, and he'll be uploading all the slides from the presentations
> >> and also pics. If you got on IRC, you'd have known about it... oh
> >> well...
> >> --
> >> email@example.com mailing list
> > It was announced all over IRC and there are TWO (now 3) different
> > threads about it in the forums and have been for over 6 months.
> > If there is a Gentoo UK meeting do you not think the best place to get
> > information about it is in #gentoouk ?
> > George
> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
Yeah, it was getting hard trying to find the right set of times and
places but the one thing we knew was that we couldn't have it when
exams were on.
Finding a place at the right time, in the right location and with the
right facilities turned out to be difficult and the best way to keep
people in touch with the constant changes was with the forums.
We posted polls on the forums about which location in the UK they
would prefer, there was another thread about whether people could help
by suggesting locations and there was another to keep people posted
about the changes.
It was probably me who told you that it was being postponed until
after the exams and most of the announcements that i made tended to be
on the forums but as usual the vast majority of the decisions were
made live, via IRC.
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