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LinuxWorld Expo comes to Boston

Why do you want to grow the [BLU] organization?

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Rich Braun wrote:

>LinuxWorld Expo is all over the news today, because it'll be here in Boston
>rather than NY or CA this year.
>I recall a time when us folks from BLU got Linus Torvalds to keynote one of
>our meetings, and MIT 26-100 was standing-room-only.  I don't presume that BLU
>could have that kind of impact on the likes of LinuxWorld, but this *does*
>seem a profound opportunity to grow the organization.
>Perhaps BLU could get a cut-rate booth at the exhibit floor, and/or line up a
>panel of speakers, and/or serve on some of the panels already announced,
>and/or negotiate some membership discounts for purchases from some of the
>LinuxWorld exhibitors.  Maybe we could even get a startup company or two going
>as a result of it (old-timers here can recall quite a few ISPs and Unix shops
>which grew out of the BCS shows of the early 1990s).

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