[Baypiggies] SPEAKERS NEEDED FOR APRIL [WAS April meeting query for you]
jim at well.com
Mon Mar 19 01:29:56 CET 2007
i am trying to schedule many months in advance.
i depend on the group, of course. I may have a
woman who writes Python to implement math to
generate pattern tiles--she's not in bayPIGgies, so
i claim extra points. On the other hand, nothing is
yet for sure, so i can't write up a schedule.
Myself, i'm a literal person: i mean what i say and
expect others to so read. Your "CANCEL..." seems
a ploy to scare members into action: 's okay, but
not my style.
Seems to me the April meeting is either newbies
night or meet and greet (I vote for meet and greet),
depending on member response.
My deep thanks for your interest, both of you.
On Mar 18, 2007, at 12:11 PM, Stephen McInerney wrote:
> Jim & Anna,
> Might I suggest this change of subject line to get more urgent
> attention from people?
> In the past people would have written "CANCEL APRIL MEETING?". That
> really gets attention fast.
> It usually inspires someone to volunteer something.
> My personal preference would be that in the event nobody with anything
> useful to present volunteers, we do the meet-and-greet.
>> [Anna wrote] (Since our leadtime basically got derailed by the OLPC
>> conversation this month..)
> If someone is proposing a joint meeting, one of the first things to
> check is whether they are willing to use the usual venue on the usual
> date and time. Otherwise causes confusion.
> (Also, can we please do what Dennis used to - don't just schedule the
> current month, try to tentatively schedule 3 months out. (and post a
> compact tentative 3-mth schedule when discussing scheduling). This
> means you always have a backup.)
> Anyway, back to April 12 meeting, if any.
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