Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-05

2001-02-12 Thread Steve Purkis
Greg McCarroll wrote: * Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Leon Brocard wrote: On Thursday, a London.pm Heretic Meeting happened in a lovely pub with a nice warm fire by the Thames. For the uninitiated, a Heretic Meeting happens when the first thursday of the month is the

Re: London.pm List Weekly Summary 2001-02-05

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 09:00:21 +, Steve Purkis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote: [ The same old tired nonsense about london.pm meeting dates ] Absolutely! I mean, does anyone actually *believe* that life is as simple as "The first Wednesday of every month" ?!? C'mon -

AxKit Talk

2001-02-12 Thread Matt Sergeant
Hi everyone, I hope you'll all be coming down to see the AxKit talk a week on Thursday, anyway what I want to do is get some sort of idea of the kind of thing you'd be interested in me focusing on for the talk. There's lots I can talk about, so maybe you'd like to pick bits from this list:

Re: AxKit Talk

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
Matt, My preferences marked below. I think I'm going to take up Torrington's kind offer to host this event (as they offered first :) so hopefully I'll have fully details in the next couple of days. Cheers, Dave... At Sun, 11 Feb 2001 14:40:52 + (GMT), Matt Sergeant [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave...

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave... Related question: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector,

Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
I'm going along to take a look at Conway Hall tomorrow lunchtime. If it looks ok[1] I'll book it and pay for it on the spot. If anyone wants to come along with me, then feel free. Dave... [1] And I hope it does - as I don't really have a plan B :)

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 10:59:55 +, Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave... Related question: What kit are we going to need for this?

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 10:59:55 +, Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm assuming that Matt won't want to talk for the _whole_ evening :) So anyone got a short talk they want to give as a support act? Cheers, Dave... Related question: What kit are we going to need for this?

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 11:17:14 +, Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [kit for Damian's talk] I'll be able to answer that better after I've visited tomorrow. I strongly suspect that we'll be asking to borrow you prjector again tho' Neil. Shall I come along tomorrow? If you have the

Re: Xinerama

2001-02-12 Thread Redvers Davies
This tool is great fun in a computer room full of unsheathed X terminals. :-) What a wonderfull turn of phrase ;)

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Matthew Robinson
What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington please confirm which of that list they can supply. Thanks. Sorry, been busy all morning. We can supply either a screen or

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:25:34 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington please confirm which of that list they

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:25:34 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington please confirm which of that list

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Matthew Robinson
At 10:31 12/02/01 -0500, you wrote: At Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:25:34 +, Matthew Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What kit are we going to need for this? (projector, etc.). I assume we'll need the usual. Projecter, Screen (or white wall!), net connectivity. Can someone at Torrington

Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 06:08:15AM -0500, Dave Cross wrote: I'm going along to take a look at Conway Hall tomorrow lunchtime. If it looks ok[1] I'll book it and pay for it on the spot. [1] And I hope it does - as I don't really have a plan B :) Hey, if *I* can find him a room, so can you...

Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Leon Brocard
Greg McCarroll sent the following bits through the ether: we seem to have problems getting anyone to take this to completion Might this have anything to do with the fact that you, sir, are currently in charge[1] of it? Passing the buck, are you sir? Pistols at dawn etc. etc. Leon, vaguely

Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Leon Brocard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll sent the following bits through the ether: we seem to have problems getting anyone to take this to completion Might this have anything to do with the fact that you, sir, are currently in charge[1] of it? Passing the buck, are you

Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Simon Wistow
Leon Brocard wrote: Might this have anything to do with the fact that you, sir, are currently in charge[1] of it? Passing the buck, are you sir? Pistols at dawn etc. etc. Leon, vaguely remembering blech volunteering for this... If not I'll have a crack at doing it. Or doing it jointly.

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 18:55 +, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:44:04PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: talking of organisational skills, dave (ad) how would you fancy being a london.pm organiser for the london.pm trip to ny.pm? we seem to have problems getting anyone to take

Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David Cantrell
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:13:42PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, what dates do you want to look at? That's probably the best starting point. After that, we can start talking about options. Well several of you signed up for this - what

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:15:59PM +, Paul Mison wrote: We could go for Wed 28 March to Mon 2 April instead; comments? Greg, if you send me the list of names and addresses I'd be chuffed. (Anyone who didn't email Greg, let me know). Given that sort of info, how much is this likely

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:15:59PM +, Paul Mison wrote: We could go for Wed 28 March to Mon 2 April instead; comments? Greg, if you send me the list of names and addresses I'd be chuffed. (Anyone who didn't email Greg, let me know).

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Simon Wistow
Paul Mison wrote: I'll welcome the help. Consider this me co-volunteering then. We could go for Wed 28 March to Mon 2 April instead; comments? London.pm does April Fools' in NY. Hmm. Distinct possibilities. Means I skip the flight home to go see my Dad on his birthday (also April 1 -

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to work with, I can get the querying in motion... About how many people are we talking about? Any idea? i just sent a list of about 8~10 people ( i think )

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Paul Mison ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Yeah, 10 +- usual errors (people who didn't know and have changed their minds, people running out of cash, etc, etc). there is even someone saying that they are hoping to get Oven to send them to NY at some stage ;-) Greg (remember Ron and I may be

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:59:55AM +, Neil Ford wrote: Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector, PA, wireless microphones?) FWIW, damian has (IIRC) requested a vga connection for ny. (will try to remember to confirm this at some point...) Your best bet is to

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:37:14PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to work with, I can get the querying in motion... About how many people are we talking about?

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Mison
On 12/02/2001 at 19:59 +, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:37:14PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to work with, I can get the querying in

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Piers Cawley
Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 12/02/2001 at 19:59 +, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:37:14PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 12/02/2001 at 19:36 +, Greg McCarroll wrote: David H. Adler ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Well, now that you have something to

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 08:18:26PM +, Paul Mison wrote: On 12/02/2001 at 19:59 +, David H. Adler wrote: FWIW, 10 is commonly the minimum for a "group". A group rate isn't the only way to go, but it's one option... Hmm. I assume group is cheaper, though. You'd be surprised...

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Dave Cross
At 21:04 12/02/2001, Neil Ford wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:59:55AM +, Neil Ford wrote: Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector, PA, wireless microphones?) FWIW, damian has (IIRC) requested a vga connection for ny. (will try to remember to confirm this at

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 09:17:54PM +, Dave Cross wrote: And isn't the VGA connection a requirement for the projector? Or the laptop? Or something other than the room itself? My assumption is that that describes what is needed to connect the projector and laptop. I just had him talk to

RE: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Mike Jarvis
Piers Cawley wrote: Hmm. I assume group is cheaper, though. Well, of the list, I'd be surprised if that many dropped out, and I had stupidly forgotten Grep's interest, so that takes us up to 12. Which may be enough to guarantee a group. Aah, tricksy. Am I down as interested? If not, I

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 04:32:08PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: When looking at cost, remember what hotel rates in NYC are like (almost as bad as London). You can easily pay US$250/night for a room that you would swear is in a crack house. But the crack is *great*! :-) -- David H. Adler -

Re: Technical Meeting 22nd Feb

2001-02-12 Thread Neil Ford
At 21:04 12/02/2001, Neil Ford wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:59:55AM +, Neil Ford wrote: Also what kit are we going to need for Damian's talk? (projector, PA, wireless microphones?) FWIW, damian has (IIRC) requested a vga connection for ny. (will try to remember to confirm this

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 04:36:56PM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 04:32:08PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: When looking at cost, remember what hotel rates in NYC are like (almost as bad as London). You can easily pay US$250/night for a room that you would swear is in

Re: NY invasion, was Re: Conway Hall

2001-02-12 Thread Piers Cawley
"Mike Jarvis" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: David H. Adler wrote: On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 04:32:08PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: When looking at cost, remember what hotel rates in NYC are like (almost as bad as London). You can easily pay US$250/night for a room that you would