[clug] Re: Open Source promo stall
daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Thu Jul 24 17:56:41 EST 2003
On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 14:49, Paul Bryan wrote:
> First off, count me in to help. I can help out on the stall. I've got a laptop
> running Debian with a burner so there's another burning machine in the mix. Now,
> to the message!
wow there's so much enthusiasm right now!
I hope we can keep it going until the event! If SCO gives up now,
they've helped us out through motivation. The longer they try, the more
people will join in.
> Quoting Darren Freeman <daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au>:
> > But at this point we have to ask ourselves if burning CDs is the way
> > to
> > go. Maybe pressed CDs are better if we have funding. They are probably
> > 10c each and no work for us, but we need the corporate sponsorship to
> > do
> > 10k of them.
> Speaking of corporate sponsorship, how about some merchandise? If I have some
> left over pocket money, I might by a bunch of stickers or something to throw in
> to the mix. We could give them away with each CD.
Starting to get pricey. If a company wants to help out then great
though. How expensive is press-on labelling?
> How about T-shirts? $20 at everythinglinux.com.au. I don't mean to give them
> away (maybe a lucky door prize though?), but for the people on the stall to wear
Yeah people should be wearing cool shirts. But it's really up to the
individuals to buy them before the event, and they don't have to be
standardised or anything.
> How about Revolution OS playing continuosly on a PC? I haven't seen it though,
> it may well bore everyone to death for all I know!
I haven't seen it either, we should hire it for a CLUG one night during
Well, I think we should consider organising a stall type operation over
all of Australia. Maybe we have a trial run, write-up our experience on
the website, then help the others to do the next one all on the same
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