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[ale] [ANNC-CORRECTED] ALE CENTRAL MTG. for 7:30pm, Thursday, June 17th, 2010



Thanks for catching the date discrepancy with the
subject line.  The date is corrected in the resend
below, though I'm sure our educated readers could
figure out which was correct.

On 2010/06/15, at 18:16 , Aaron Ruscetta wrote:
> As a departure from our usual meeting format
> (since schedules didn't mesh for securing a feature
> presentation), our ALE Central Meeting for 7:30pm

on Thursday, JUNE 17TH, will be taking the form of:

>   An Open Discussion on Desirable Distros:
>   Measuring Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (& Derivatives)
>   Against the Many Viable Alternatives
>
> as presented in the informed, fair minded opinons
> of our many ALE Linux Distro Connoisseurs,
>   ---  AND  ---
> Accompanied by Ample Supplies of Ubuntu 10.04
> Desktop, Server and Kubuntu discs (courtesy of
> Nick Ali via Canonical).
>
> Synopsis:
> --  The Desirable Distro Discussion will kick off with a
> brief, informal presentation on the fabulous features
> and faulted frailties of the latest Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
> release, including some comparisons to the Linux MINT
> Ubuntu derivative distro.  From there we will open the
> mic, the podium and the projector to anyone wishing
> to display or discuss their own preferences in Linux
> distributions and software bundles.  Demonstrations
> of alternative desktops, window managers, widgets
> and system extensions will also be welcome.
>
> ALE Event Coordinator (etc) Aaron Ruscetta will
> present the introductory Ubuntu evaluations and
> serve as moderator for the discussions.
>
> We will be meeting at our usual venue, Emory Law School,
> Gambrel Hall, room 1C. Meeting time frame is 7:30pm to ~9:30pm,
> (though we may adjourn to Meltons App & Tap for continutation
> of the discussions a little earlier than usual).
> Directions to Emory Law School can be found at
> <http://ale.org/?page_id=2>
>
> As always, this information is also posted at
> <http://ale.org>