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From: Lisa Seelye <lisa@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Daniel Drake <dsd@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Funding from Gentoo UK 2006 event
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 16:07:59
Message-Id: 1153843425.7362.0.camel@localhost
On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 16:32 +0100, Daniel Drake wrote:
> I was going to send this to the trustees, but I realised that they might > be changing around soon, so I'll send it here instead: > > > Dear future trustees, > > As you might be aware, we recently held a users-and-developers meeting > in London: > > http://dev.gentoo.org/~dsd/gentoo-uk-2006/ > > This was actually our 3rd annual Gentoo UK event. > > The Gentoo Foundation were the biggest source of funds which allowed for > this year's event to take place, for which we are very grateful. > > It turns out that the event attracted over twice as many people than we > initially expected (even at short notice), some people even travelled > from other parts of Europe. > > As well as some sessions run by Gentoo developers, we had two > professionals who gave very interesting and entertaining talks: > Hanni Ali of www.ainkaboot.co.uk (Gentoo-based clustering company) > Andrew Cowie of www.operationaldynamics.com (enterprise risk management, > involving Gentoo) > > All this made for a really successful event, everyone seemed to enjoy it > immensely. > > In order to cover costs, we charged a small entrance fee, but many > people who attended were very generous. This meant that we were able to > donate over half of the funding back to the foundation (£88.23). > > I just wanted to make sure that you are now fully aware that we have > sufficient capacity to organise relatively large UK events, and I hope > that this and the fact we were able to return a lot of the money will be > considered when we apply for funding for future events. :) > > Thanks! > Daniel
Is there any news on a 2007 event? This time, really, I promise I'll be in the country to attend! -- Regards, Lisa Seelye GPG: 09CF5 2D6B8 2B72B 997A7 601BC B46B5 561E4 96FC5 http://www.thedoh.com/~lisa/site

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