[clug] Software Freedom Day CDs

Rainer Klein rklein at tpg.com.au
Tue Sep 4 05:13:33 GMT 2007


IOU one hundred and I can also do some copy work.

Come see me on Saturday for the PySIG meeting.


On Tuesday 04 September 2007 12:15, Paul Wayper wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've just received our parcel of shirts, balloons, posters and most
> importantly CDs to give away.  This year we've got a grand total of 30
> Ubuntu 7.04 CDs (intel architecture, presumably 32-bit) and five Open
> CDs - this is way less than last year because of the large response
> Software Freedom Day has received around the world.  However, judging
> from how we went at the Careers market, those will go in about 14.7
> seconds  We would ideally need around 1000 CDs to give out on the day,
> but that would cost around $400 to buy from Harris Technology or
> similar.  There's a better way.
> What I'm proposing is that we pool our money and then go to the swap
> meet on the weekend and get the best price we can for as many CDs as
> possible.  I'd prefer the ones you can print on because I think they
> look better than an anonymous gold CD with a title scrawled on it, and I
> think if we front up with a bulk order they'll give us a good price.
> I'm happy to take IOUs to be collected at the CLUG PSIG or main meetings
> - before or after the event - but I'd be happier with cash in my hand.
> A hundred CDs costs around $25-$30 at the swap meet,
> So please email me (privately or on-list), SMS or phone me on 0422 392
> 081, or phone me on 6251 5257 (h) or 6125 0643 (w) if you'd like to
> donate money to purchase CDs for Software Freedom Day.  Please get back
> to me by *this* *Friday* - the 8th of September - even if you're just
> promising an IOU, because I intend to go to the swap meet on Saturday
> the 9th.  If you'd like to also come along with me on that swap meet and
> provide a bit more clout to our request, then that'd be great too!
> I also need people to burn the CDs and print the labels on them, so
> email me if you can do that too.  On Saturday afternoon I'll go around
> dropping CDs off to people, and if you can't make it to the PSIG and
> aren't coming to help with the stall on Saturday 15th then I'll pick
> them up off you later next week too.
> So if you can do any of this, or would like to help in any other way,
> please let me know!
> Thanks in advance,
> Paul

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