Dan Langille dan at
Fri Feb 20 08:27:04 PST 2009

Gonzalo Nemmi wrote:
> On Friday 20 February 2009 1:48:07 pm Dan Langille wrote:
>> Gonzalo Nemmi wrote:
>>> On Friday 13 February 2009 10:59:25 am Sdävtaker wrote:
>>>> I checked your site, i like it, easy to read, easy to navigate.
>>>> I forwaded it to the other guys in organization here so they can see it.
>>>> :-) Damian
>>>> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 04:30, TooMany Secrets <toomany at> 
> wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 12:45 AM, Sdävtaker <sdavtaker at> wrote:
>>>>>> Until now, only Brazil had BSDDay before, Argentina is second country
>>>>>> doing it and someone got the .com domain to try centralize the event
>>>>>> and set more places for the coming years.
>>>>> It isn't exactly a "BSDDay", but the last year (2008) I hold the first
>>>>> BSDConf'08 in Barcelona, Spain.
>>>>> As I am just riding the event, I do not think I can do this year. But
>>>>> I'm starting to move and try to celebrate it again next year.
>>>>> Here you are the site of the event:
>>>>> --
>>>>> Have a nice day  ;-)                ASCII Ribbon   /"''\
>>>>> TooManySecrets                    Campaign        \  /
>>>>>                                            Against  HTML  / \
>>>>>                                            Mail + News     /   \
>>>>> ============================
>>>>> Dijo Confucio:
>>>>> "Exígete mucho a ti mismo y espera poco de los demás. Así te ahorrarás
>>>>> disgustos."
>>>>> ============================
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>>> Hi there Damian.
>>> May I ask what guys in organization are you talking about?
>>> Who's behind it?
>>> Who's doing the "talks and presentations"?
>>> Who'll be reviewing the papers sent in?
>>> Are you a just a group of people?
>>> Do you guys have a legal status in Argentina (association/foundation)?
>>> Are you related to some institution (University perhaps?)?
>>> Do you guys, as a group/association/foundation have an official web page
>>> or something to get a reference from you?
>>> Are you guys, in any way, related to Bizarre Design
>>> (, who claims to have "Designed &
>>> Developed" on the page but failed to mention who are the copyright
>>> holders of every single logo on the page they "Designed & Developed"
>>> (excep for the BSDday logo) ... unless they are the copyright holders of
>>> puffy, bestie, the FreeBSD horny ball, fred and the netbsd flag logo and
>>> everything I know is just wrong :s )?
>>> Are you guys, related to ?
>>> I'm asking because it's already been a week and a half and the site still
>>> remains operational, and in the same situation ... that is, with no info
>>> at all ... :s
>> Wow, give the guys a break.  And give them credit too: they've taken the
>> first step.
>> The event is two months away.  Sometimes, things take time.  Patience pays.
> Maybe you took it as it was something personal or bad, but the thing is that I 
> happen to Live in Argentina, Buenos Aires, Cap. Fed. ... the very same place 
> the BSDday is supposed to take place .. and maybe .. if they have the right 
> answers to those questions, I could pitch in ... a lot btw ... and get others 
> to pitch in too ...
> Now, I know that they still have two months to the event, but I also know that 
> my job doesn't allow me to have real spare time (let alone the wife and the 
> kids...). I may be of help, today, tomorrow, the next week, who knows? .. But 
> I _do_ know, that I can't compromise my word without at least a 3 weeks in 
> advanced window .. 

Well, then contact them off list and volunteer to help.

> So ... the fact that the event is still two months away is a plus for me .. 
> that was why I went in "hard" on them ...
> Sorry if I was misunderstood.

Don't go hard.  Go easy.  Go help.  :)

Dan Langille

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