[ILUG] AGM Annoucement - again
ken at linux.ie
Tue Oct 5 01:08:08 IST 2004
On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 12:22:07PM +0100, ilug-bounces at linux.ie wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 09:41:22AM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> > >If there is any particular issue you'd like to see presented at the
> > >AGM (I'm talking about a technical kind of presentation) please let us
> > >know ASAP. If you have a particular speaker in mind, please do say.
> > >We do have a little bit of cash in the bank, so bringing in a non
> > >Irish based speaker from a particular project in which you're
> > >interested is not out of the question, but we are running very short
> > >of time.
> > and to date the response to his has been underwhelming. In fact, it has
> > been non-existent. Nada. Zilch. Nichts. Rien. Not a bloody sausage.
> > Is this an indicator of how much interest ILUG really has in "doing
> > more". Or is it just a case of "if you build it they will come"? But
> > who exactly will build it, and what should they build, given ZERO input
> > from those who might come?
> Can I just add a personal observation, as someone who is stepping down from
> the committee for personal reasons.
> In the last year in particular i've noticed a number of members of the ILUG
> complaining ILUG should do more, with the vague idea that more is to do with
> promoting Linux. However, no one seems to have any concrete ideas on
> what "more" should consist of - and a number of people who were shouting on
> the list last week about ILUG dying have been guilty in the past of coming
> up with big ideas, and then not following through on the commitments they
> At the moment, we have a website (albeit with old content), an active
> mailing list and an active IRC community. On the whole, newbies are
> treated well, and in general we're doing okay as a grouping.
As for the old content on the website, everyone is welcome to write /new/
content for the site. As with everything else though people seem more likely to
complain than do anything positive about it.
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