Mozilla Party celebrates 1 year anniversary of Mozilla Source Code release

UNCLASSIFIED memo follows:

  Word has reached the Mozilla Central Party Planning Committee that
  there exist people who have not yet received this invitation.  Our
  network of spies further reports that of those who have heard of this
  event, some have assumed that this invitation does not apply to them.

  Allow us to correct this misapprehension: it does, in fact, apply to
  you.  All are invited.  Two excellent bands.  Free admission.

  You are hereby directed to re-transmit this invitation to all
  associates, past and present.  Failure to comply will be considered a
  counterrevolutionary act, and will be subject to standard punitive

Memo ends.  Enclosures follow: (Invitation [1/1]; FAQ [1/1]).



         open source                                     open party
                                your presence
                               is requested at

                              mozilla dot party
                                 two dot oh

                               in celebration
                          of the first anniversary
                               of the release
                            of the mozilla source


                          with live performances by

                         EMERGENCY BROADCAST NETWORK




                                  six rooms
                             three dance floors
                              two sound systems
                               four full bars

                   thursday                   sound factory
           the first of april, 1999        525 harrison at 1st
                  8pm to 3am                  san francisco

                               free admission

                               for more info:


         1.  Party?  What party?

             Read the flyer: http://www.mozilla.org/party/1999/

         2.  So you're throwing a party, and there will be two cool
             bands there, and you're not charging admission, and in
             attendance will be many attractive members of the
             appropriate sex for whatever my perverted taste is,
             and the drinks are free?

             You have to pay for the drinks.  Don't be a cheapskate.

         3.  What's so great about open source code that it
             deserves a party?

             Don't worry about that.  It's a party.  If you need to
             know the answer to that question, ask someone there.

         4.  You say the bands are cool, but I have... uh... been
             inside for a while, and I haven't heard of them yet.
             What are they like?

             In their own words:

              EBN:  ``As ordered by the 1994 Telecommunication
                    Breakdown Act, Emergency Broadcast Network
                    (EBN), a Fortune 1000 software corporation,
                    is demonstrating the EBN VideoSampler(TM), a
                    computer-based video music jamming technology
                    for creating live, DJ-style performance art.''

              AWD:  ``AWD is a multi-dimensional sensory
                    experience fusing explosive dance, sirenic
                    vocals, primal rhythms, and fireplay in an
                    interactive dreamscape.''

             If you aren't familiar with them, then chances are
             you haven't seen anything like either of them, so come
             early and stay late if you know what's good for you!
             (Consider this a 30% upgrade to your lame taste.)

         5.  The invitation says that the venue is 21+.  I'm not
             yet 21, but I *am* really cute and possibly sexually
             promiscuous.  Can I come?

             If you're sexually promiscuous, then you presumably
             know the answer to that question.

             Seriously, what part of 21+ don't you understand?

         6.  Will you go out of your way to help me get to the
             party?  I live in Iceland and my rowboat has a hole
             in it.

             We'll help you from the sidewalk to the door (and the
             reverse, should you become a drunken nuisance.)
             Anything else is your responsibility.

         7.  Am I actually invited?  I'm very insecure, and so
             this isn't totally clear to me yet.

             Yes, you're invited!  And if you've contributed to the
             Mozilla project, then you also get in for free!  Oh
             wait, I forgot, everyone gets in for free.  Nevermind,

         8.  I'm a member of the press, and I find the thought of
             being surrounded by Netscape employees and other
             members of the Open Source community intriguing,
             especially considering that they will have had their
             inhibitions quashed by alcohol.

             Hi. I like your boots.

         9.  Who's DJing?

             We will have two separate sound systems for your
             listening and dancing pleasure, under the musical
             guidance of:

                o  Sage of Bedlam and Slick;
                o  Fuzzboy of milk.com;
                o  Mephisto of Danse Macabre / Seventh Sin;

             and I can promise you that you will not be hearing
             that damned Prince song, if you know what I mean and
             I think you do.

        10.  How do I get there?

             By learning how to follow directions:

        11.  Questions?  Comments?  Suggestions?

             Bug jwz@mozilla.org, it's all his fault.

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