[Herts] rant

Tony Friis tony-lug at friis.co.uk
Sat Feb 11 10:52:44 GMT 2006

There is unfortunately another more practical side to this, since the 
group is unlikely to be able continue on the present basis.
Due to the cost of room hire and the low attendance we are only able to 
continue at present due to a subsidy - usually from Nicolas (thankyou).

Should a subscription be charged, or do we revert to the pub, where 
presentations are impractical?

Tony Friis wrote:
> Several of us in the lug are wondering how we can improve the meetings.
> One possibility is to provide more in depth presentations and demos of 
> particular subjects of interest. As a contribution to this end I offered 
> to do a presentation on the Asterisk PBX. (see "Wednesday Asterisk").
> I put quite a lot of effort into setting this up. The feedback I got 
> from those who attended was positive and it seemed to be worthwhile for 
> them.
>          But only FOUR people turned up!
> Even some who had planned to come managed to find something "more 
> important" at the last minute.
> Although I am happy to put in the effort, I couldn't ask others to do so 
> (e.g. external speakers) unless members are prepared to provide some 
> support, if only by turning up to listen.
> Am I wrong to be disappointed?
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