[PLUG] More frequent PLUG meetings

sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Sun Dec 24 12:31:15 PST 2006


On 12/24/06, Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> --- Devendra Laulkar <devendralaulkar at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > The issue is that the number of people attending the
> > monthly meetings is less. Also, few people take up
> > seminars/talks at the existing meetings.
>
> That is true in most GLUGs in India. Its usually more
> "virtual" volunteers who participate via e-mails and
> give ample suggestions, but, very few who contribute
> in a physical activity for the group. Remember, India
> is still a developing country, and not everyone is
> connected online.
>
> > However from what I know, PLUG is the only LUG which
> > is having consistent monthly meetings. Probably no
> > other LUG can claim this.
>
> http://chennailug.org/wiki/?title=Events
>
> http://chennailug.org/wiki/?title=2005
>
> Honestly, it doesn't matter which is the best. Whether
> our objectives/work on FOSS in India is *satisfactory*
> is the real question.
>
> SK
>
> --
> Shakthi Kannan
> http://www.shakthimaan.com
>


Well,
Just checked my mailbox..
First meeting of PLUG was held on Sunday 29 August, 1999 @ QVPL
office. ( I think there were some informal meetings happened before
that and also for about a year after that meeting at various locations
like COEP Boat Club etc.)

There are so many other confirmation messages found...

Nobody has mentioned about "Who is the Best" . Whatever the reasons
may be, the fact remains that compared to the number of people on the
list, there ar every less people attending the meetings. and I think
it is true for all the LUGs we know. Probably, people cant afford to
spend some 3 hours in a month for spending with like minded people.

/me trying to catch Aditya G. for the PLUG archives CD.

-Sudhanwa



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