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[school-discuss] [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Help on sourcing education panelists]]

[I'm sendint this message along in case anyone on this list is interested in taking part in this. I know it's short notice, but if you want to do so, contact John Bromhead and say I sent you--Doug]

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Subject: Re: [Fwd: Help on sourcing education panelists]
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 19:02:15 -0800
From: John Bromhead <john.bromhead@lindows.com>
To: W Pennington <w_pennington@yahoo.com>
CC: Doug Loss <dloss@seul.org>
References: <1044319242.22381.442.camel@localhost.localdomain>

Walt - thanks for the prompt reply.

Actually we have many exhibitors and speakers that won't be talking
about a LindowsOS implementation.

We are trying to keep the focus on the success of Desktop Linux as a
whole - so it would be great to hear from schools using other Desktop
Linux implementations.

Regards JohnB

W Pennington wrote:

>Hi John,
>Thanks for the email about participating in the Desktop Summit sponsored
>by Lindows. The email you sent to Brian Hedges, was also sent to me.
>After speaking with several people involved in the Mandrake
>implementation in San Diego schools, I have not found anyone interested
>in attending to discuss the progress in California schools. The main
>reason for lack of interest is that the event now appears to be a
>Lindows focused event, and our implementations are with Mandrake and Red
>Hat, neither of which are participating in the event.
>If you are looking for representatives to discuss what is happening in
>California schools, the two best people are Margaret Waples of Mandrake
>and Doug Loss of Schoolforge.net.
>Participants in projects to bring Linux to San Diego schools will
>receive a bcc of this message, and if they are interested in
>participating in the Lindows Summit, I would encourage them to contact
>you about participating.
>Good luck with your event.
>Walt Pennington
>On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 16:40, W Pennington wrote:
>>-----Forwarded Message-----
>>From: John Bromhead <john.bromhead@lindows.com>
>>To: brianh@sdlug.org
>>Subject: Help on sourcing education panelists
>>Date: 03 Feb 2003 14:09:11 -0800
>> Hi Brian, I just left you a voice mail. We meet when Michael Robertson
>>addressed the SDLUG.
>>Anyway I am looking for one or two panel members for a panel of people
>>from schools that are using Linux on the Desktop.
>>We have 2 or 3 panelists so far but want a couple more - see
>>Preferably someone that has experience in deploying Linux in a school on
>>the desktop. Do you know of anyone locally?
>>We are expecting 600 people including 100 journalists - this will be a
>>great event on Feb 20th / 21st in San Diego.
>>Regards JohnB
>>John Bromhead
>>VP of Marketing

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