[sf-lug] Linux World

jim stockford jim at well.com
Tue Jul 17 16:49:02 PDT 2007

re Rick's quarter page info sheet:
i think paper weight should be heavy,
something like card stock.

On Jul 17, 2007, at 1:42 PM, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Jason Turner (jturner at nonzerosums.com):
>> Short, sweet, easy to read.  A fine example.  With Rick's permission I
>> *would* pretty much copy it,
> And of course you are welcome to.
> I recommend either the quarter-sheet format I used, or trifold flyer
> format, and personaly prefer the former -- on grounds of psychology:
> People walk away from trade shows (and conferences) with large numbers
> of 8 1/2" x 11" sheets, and they all tend to end up in piles and
> forgotten.
> The quarter-sheet flyers are small enough for back pockets, wallets, or
> refrigerator magnets without difficulty.  I recommend taking a master
> sheet to FedEx Kinko's and printing onto light pastel-coloured papers,
> with yellow, light green, light blue, light reds, and orange all 
> working
> well.  You want to avoid just using default-white copy paper.
>>  subbing the Cabal logo for SF-LUG's
>> "LinuxKong" and obviously tweaking the location and invitation 
>> language.
>> JimS, CarolB, JohnL, Other? -- can any of you do the layout and
>> graphic(s)?  I always run from such things..
> And me.  As a graphic artist, I make a good sysadmin.  ;->
> That's why I simply found a collection of Tux art, and grabbed that 
> for the occasion.  (CABAL has no special claim to it.)
> After wrestling for hours with OO.o Writer to produce that thing, I
> think I'd be inclined to try Lyx or Scribus, next time.  OTOH, at least
> .swx files are widely readable.
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