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Re: Flyers for FUDCon BOS 2008?



On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 12:33 -0400, linux-Hawk wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote: 
> > On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 09:51 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> >   
> > > A local university I have contacts with are asking about flyers to put
> > > up around the university advertising the upcoming FUDCon event.  Mo has
> > > offered to create some from her templates, but she needs content to put
> > > in it.  Can ya'll work up some content regarding the event for her?
> > >     
> > 
> > Has anyone picked up the task of providing this content?  Here's
> > something I wrote for the Summit folks for their daily event newspaper.
> > 
> > NOTE:  Not all of this is going to be relevant in the context of a
> > university flier.  I trust people's good judgment to adapt it
> > properly. :-)
> > 
> > '''
> > FUDCon at the Summit
> > 
> > While Red Hat executives, developers, partners, and customers are
> > rubbing elbows at the Summit, there's a whole additional event going on
> > simultaneously. You'll find the Fedora community hard at work,
> > brainstorming, planning, and hacking on the future of our free, leading
> > edge, community supported platform. From Thursday to Saturday, we're
> > holding a Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) here in
> > Boston.
> > 
> > Thursday and Friday we'll be here in the Hynes Center on the third
> > floor, holding all-day “hackathon” sessions extending over many
> > workgroups in several rooms in the FUDCon space. You can stop by,
> > introduce yourself, and meet world-class developers, designers, and
> > system administrators. Ask about the features or platform enhancements
> > they're working on. Heck, you might even want to roll up your sleeves
> > and get involved when you meet some of the brainiacs behind Fedora.
> > 
> > On Saturday, we're moving to Boston University, where we'll hold a full
> > day of BarCamp sessions. At a standard conference, some of the most
> > rewarding conversations are those that happen in the hallways between or
> > after sessions. BarCamp makes those conversations the entire focus of
> > the day. Speakers pitch their talks first thing in the morning, and then
> > the entire audience collaborates with them on shaping the schedule for
> > the day.
> > 
> > Sound like chaos? Maybe a bit, but out of that chaos comes one of the
> > most energizing, captivating, and informative days of Fedora-related
> > talk imaginable. And when it's all over, we'll adjourn to the
> > ever-popular FUDPub, where the conversations can continue over a
> > beverage of your choice.
> > 
> > This innovative and results-centered approach has made FUDCon a can't
> > miss event for hundreds of Fedora community members and open source
> > enthusiasts and professionals worldwide. We hope you'll join us while
> > you're here in Boston and embrace the passionate spirit of free and open
> > source software that Fedora's all about.
> > 
> > By the way, we'll also be at the Summit's Fedora booth, located near the
> > Cool Stuff Store. If you bring us a 2 GB or larger USB key, we'll turn
> > it into a portable Fedora 9 Live system you can use with any USB booting
> > computer. And all without messing with your other data on the USB key.
> > No muss, no fuss. So even if you can't fit all the FUDCon innovation in
> > around the other fun and learning at the Summit, you can still take a
> > little souvenir home with you.
> > '''
> > 
> >   
> Thats a great start to the flyers , how ever i'd klike to see some art
> work on the so people know  that they are  official project  marketing
> material.

That's the point, but until we get workable text, it's a lot harder for
the Artwork project to design properly.

Would you like to help by working on that text?

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