Linux Expo Birmingham

John Peter Tapsell tapselj0 at
Fri Jul 20 09:37:53 UTC 2001

On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Marc Eberhard wrote:
> Hi *,
> the FSF and the FSFE have asked me to coordinate the FSF and the FSFE booths
> at the Birmingham Linux Expo ( on the 12th and
> 13th of September this year.

I can most likely help out, but let me check dates etc, and give a confirmation
probably by tommorow.

I can possibly bring my debian system down.... the only question is how to get
it there ;)

Btw, It would be nice to have some of the FSFE t-shirts available.. ;)

Contact me and we talk further..

> Since it would look rather funny, if I would be the only one out there, I'm
> trying now to find more people willing to help. There are a couple of
> things, you could help me with:
> - Staffing the FSF and FSFE booths: If you could spare some time, please
>   contact me.
> - Demonstrating free software: If you have any kind of computer running
>   free software and you could bring it to the Expo to show it to visitors,
>   please let me know.
> - If you know the NEC or have experience in organizing a trade show and have
>   some time to provide me with advice by email, please don't hesitate to
>   reply. Offers for legal advice are also very welcome!
> You can always find the current state of the two booths at:
> I'll add more information there, as things progress.
> Hope to hear from some of you soon!!! Let's make the Birmingham Expo a
> success for Free Software!
> Bye,
> Marc
> _______________________________________________________________________________
> email: marc at
> email: m.a.eberhard at, web:

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