26 Jan 2009 hands   » (Master)

Debian Tartan Kilts expected to be ready on Friday

... which is a nice surprise, since when I phoned the weavers up last week, they said something like "You want the kilts by WHEN?!?" (and that despite me specifying the target date as the first thing I said to them in January -- good job I lied, and told them I wanted them by 1st June, eh?)

Seems that was all due to an internal communications failure, and they've pulled all the stops out to get the order done by the end of the week, so no harm done.

In related news, it seems that there's a few yards more cloth than was expected (due to it shrinking somewhat less between weaving and finishing than expected). That being the case, it's possible that we'll be able to get one more kilt made, so if you're reading this thinking "Damn, I wish I'd signed up for one of them" feel free to get in touch

Alternatively, if the ties we've had made prove popular, I'll use the spare cloth for making more of them.

So, if you do fancy a kilt, if you can get your measurements to me pretty much immediately, it's just possible that the tailors will be able to make a kilt for you before the end of DebConf.

Finally, if people are interested, but not desperate about the timing, there is a table on the wiki to which you could add yourself so that a critical mass for a second order can be accumulated.

Syndicated 2007-06-04 23:00:00 from chezfil

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