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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Derby get-together at Java One
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2008 19:25:39 GMT
Mike Matrigali wrote:
> Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:
>>> A number of Derby people  have expressed interest in getting together
>>> the week of Java One. I'm thinking that people may be busy attending
>>> sessions during Java One itself, so it might be better to meet the
>>> first day before the Java One sessions start. That would be the
>>> Community One day (Monday, May 5). However, that may be an awkward day
>>> for some people for other reasons.
>>> I'm leaning toward Monday May 5. I'm also leaning toward a
>>> bring-your-own-lunch format as we've done before with Derby developer
>>> get-togethers. Let me know if lunchtime (say 11:30 onward) that day
>>> sounds good to you.
>> Hi Rick,
>> I think that'll work fine for me.
> I plan on taking advantage of the free Community One offer (no money 
> in my budget to go to javaone), so depending on the offerings lunch 
> may not work for me.  Community One day is free and at least last year 
> they offered free beer (even had achor steam on tap) for an hour and 
> 1/2 after work sometime, would anyone like to meet up then - and maybe 
> head to a different location from there?  It looks like the reception is
> 6-7:30pm.
> You do have to sign up.   The link is easily findable, I would post it 
> but I don't know the rules on advertising on the list.  I am not an 
> employee of Sun. I did find the event useful especially given the 
> price - free.  I probably would not travel to go to it, but since I am 
> in the
> neighborhood.
Not conflicting with Community One sessions sounds good, as does meeting 
after 6:00 pm for free beer. I didn't attend the reception last year. Do 
you have any advice about how we would raft together at the reception? 
Does anyone have a Derby sign that we could wave around?


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