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Old 12-25-2007, 01:40 AM   #1
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Cool Eric S. Raymond @ BALUG (Jan 15th)

Eric S. Raymond is helping kick off a great 2008 by speaking at the The Bay Area Linux Users Group (BALUG) on January 15th. If you plan on coming please help us out by shooting a quick RSVP:

Upcoming 2008 Meeetings
Jan - Eric S. Raymond
Feb - Bruce Perens
March - TBD
April - Eric Allman
May - Jeremy Allison
June - Andrew Morton

With such a great lineup of speakers, why not subscribe to BALUG's extremely low volume announce list:

Meeting Details
January 15th, 2008
Four Seas Restaurant
731 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Easy parking for $5 with in 1 block of the restaurant.

BALUG events are always free. However, dinner is $13 for those that want to eat.

About BALUG:
BALUG is lively gathering of Linux users and free software enthusiasts that combines great food, community & intimate access to featured speakers. We meet in the bar of the Four Seas Restaurant from 6:30pm. At 7pm, we share a family-style Chinese dinner, which is followed by our guest speaker.
Old 12-29-2007, 03:58 AM   #2
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Recently Mr Eric Raymond was in the news for having posted his experience about configuring and using CUPS. Generalising from it, Mr Raymond felt that Linux utilities and programs had some way to go in understanding the user interface. In that thread, some persons felt that Mr. Raymond had the 'street credentials" to tell it like it is on their behalf.

Given this position, it would be interesting to know what Mr. Raymond speaks about at your lugmeet.

Please keep us posted.



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