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Re: Feedback needed! What are we doing for 16.04 release?


We've had a pizza party (Madison) and dinner/apps (Superior) in the past.
Bowling is usually a good time, I agree.

The rest are also good considerations.


On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 9:50 PM Ian Weisser <ian-weisser@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 2016-01-18 at 20:00 -0600, Simon Quigley wrote:
> > I would like to revisit this idea. Let's have a release party!
> Xenial is scheduled for release on Thursday, April 21.
> I have proposed an Upgrade-fest to the Milwaukee LUG, added to their
> May and June meetings. Lots of old 12.04 machines out there that should
> get upgraded.
> I think we should do a LoCo presentation on the expected anti
> -Canonical, anti-Ubuntu FUD that will show up around LTS release time,
> and what you should (and shouldn't!) do about it.
> For an in-person LoCo 16.04 Release Party, I suggest bowling...it is
> Wisconsin. With balloons, funny name tags, icebreaker game, and
> families/dates encouraged. Bowling alleys have pizza (and beer). Needs
> WiFi for an installfest, of course.
> With lots of photos (thanks, spouse) for the blog and LoCo report.
> Easy for me to say all that, I'm likely to be working that weekend.
> Historically, seems like the best release parties (Paris, Vancouver)
> seem to be great parties with Ubuntu tossed in as rather an
> afterthought theme, a pretext.
> -Ian
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