(FWD) Announcing wineconf 2002

J.Brown (Ender/Amigo) ender at enderboi.com
Wed Feb 6 04:06:18 CST 2002

For those coming internationally, just hope that Microsoft isn't waiting
at the airport with a bunch of DCMA lawyers to arrest you :)

Mind you, M$ wouldn't do that because they don't like to admit that Linux,
Wine, or anything else actually exists.

Regards,        | It's always bad news in computing.. and beware
		| of anything claming to be good news - because
                | its probably a virus. - Salmon Days
        Ender   |
  (James Brown) | [Nehahra, EasyCuts, PureLS, www.QuakeSrc.org]

On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Ove Kaaven wrote:

> Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 04:41:24 +0100 (CET)
> From: Ove Kaaven <ovehk at ping.uio.no>
> To: wine-devel at winehq.com
> Subject: (FWD) Announcing wineconf 2002
> I received this today... it seems Lindows seem to want to host a Wine
> conference. I noticed that they misspelled Alexandre's name and email
> address, though they claim to work with him. Since this is supposed to be
> an open conference anyway, and it's not a secret (most of the mail is just
> a straight dump of the webpage they link to anyway), I decided to forward
> it to wine-devel (but without the HTML).
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 14:21:18 -0800
> From: Cheryl Schwarzman <cheryl at lindows.com>
> To: uczekalla at codeweavers.com, andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de,
>      andrew at transgaming.com, aric at codeweavers.com,
>      bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de, brianv at ski-copper.com,
>      dimi at cs.toronto.edu, dmitry at codeweavers.com, ekohl at codeweavers.com,
>      eric.pouech at wanadoo.fr, fgouget at free.fr, franciosj at macadamian.com,
>      galberte at neo.lrun.com, gav at transgaming.com, gerard.patel at asi.fr,
>      hdavies at codeweavers.com, james at macadamian.com, jasonfilby at yahoo.com,
>      jefft at xandros.com, juilliard at codeweavers.com, jwhite at codeweavers.com,
>      lionel.ulmer at free.fr, marcus at jet.franken.de, mike_mccormack at start.com.au,
>      ovek at transgaming.com, ps at leissner.se, ridgway at winehq.com,
>      sanderv at xs4all.nl, tephane at macadamian.com
> Subject: Announcing wineconf 2002
> Announcing wineconf 2002
> We believe 2002 is the year WINE really breaks through to have a major
> impact on computing. Many of you have had the vision and dedication long
> before Lindows.com was around. And it's all of you who deserve the credit.
> As a small token of our gratitude, we want to do our best to host the
> first conference dedicated to WINE called wineconf. As the host,
> Lindows.com will pay the cost of putting on the conference including
> venue, food and other necessary arrangements. The agenda and speakers will
> be the members of the WINE community. It will be a two day event on Friday
> and Saturday where new ideas can be shared, new connections made, and you
> can hear from the best and brightest pushing the WINE initiative forward.
> We have dubbed the event wineconf and it will be open to all who wish to
> attend. We don't expect a large crowd given the highly technical focus.
> Working with lead WINE mind, Alexandre Juilliard, we have come up with a
> list of people whose historic contributions to WINE deserve extra
> recognition. To this group, we're making a special offer by picking up
> their airfare to and from San Diego for this event. This is Lindows.com
> way of thanking those who have made contributions in the past to get WINE
> to the level it is at. We will notify you personally, if you are in this
> list.  If you are not on this list, you are still welcome to attend with
> no registration fee, but you will be responsible for your own
> transportation.  Hotel costs will range from $75-125 per night.
> The agenda will be sent out several weeks before the conference outlining
> the topics and speakers. We will be working with attendees and speakers to
> ensure we touch all the areas of interest.
> wineconf will be held in San Diego, CA on March 15th-16th, 2002. We
> selected San Diego for two primary reasons. First, because it's our home
> town we can keep the costs down on the venue, transportation, computer
> facilities, etc. Like all startups (that weren't born in 1999!), we have a
> finite budget we're trying to stretch as far as possible. Secondly, since
> WINE is a worldwide effort there's no ideally centralized location, so we
> selected a place that should be nice and warm in March. (San Diego is 25
> minutes south of LA by plane or 1.5 hours by car.)
> The specific agenda will be forthcoming as we work with WINE contributors
> to get their input and guidance. You can register online by going here:
> www.lindows.com/wineconf
> We hope you can make it!
> Registration Form:
> First Name:
> Last Name:
> Email:
> Company:
> Address:
> City:
> State:
> Zip:
> Country:
> Phone:
> Topics You Would Like To See Discussed:
> Speakers You Would Like To Hear From:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Optional Part (for those we will be paying for air transportation)
> Because of your past contributions to WINE, Lindows.com is offering to
> arrange and pay for airfare from a nearby major metropolitan area to San
> Diego for you to attend wineconf 2002.  This offer is non-transferable.
> Your flight would depart on Thursday, March 14th and return on Sunday,
> March 17th.
> To qualify, by February 13th, 2002, you must:
> 1. Register online at http://lindows.com/wineconf (enter your name for
> the "Invitation Code"). 2. Send an email to cheryl at lindows.com with the
> below cancellation payment information.
> You will need to agree that if you do not attend that you will pay for
> all costs incurred by Lindows.com related to airfare arrangements.  Your
> credit card will ONLY be billed if you do not attend after saying that
> you will.
> Hope to see you in San Diego!
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> NOTE: In addition to registering at http://lindows.com/wineconf, we must
> receive the below information no later than February 13th, 2002 (e-mail
> this to cheryl at lindows.com).  After that date, this offer is no longer
> valid.
> I agree to attend wineconf 2002 March 14-15th in San Diego and
> understand that Lindows.com will be paying for my airfare.  If I do not
> attend, I understand that I will have to pay for the costs incurred in
> the scheduling of this airfare.
> <"yes I agree." and your name here>
> Exact name on passport or ID: <put your name here>
> Nearest Major Airport: <put your city and country here>
> Credit Card Type: <card type>
> Credit Card Number: <card number>
> Credit Card Expiration Date: <exp date>
> Please remember to travel with picture ID, passport and VISA if
> required.
> Further information can be found here http://www.lindows.com/wineconf

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