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There are 3 major mobile network operators in New Zealand:<br/>
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== Emacs BoF ==
Spark (was Telecom/XT) http://www.spark.co.nz/
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Do you have an interest in the Emacs text editor?
Vodafone http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay/
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2 degrees http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay
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Skinny virtual network operator https://www.skinny.co.nz/
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All offer pre-paid SIM cards which can be easily obtained and require no paperwork or registration.
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Time: Tuesday 13th January 2015
gsm 2g 900 1800 *can someone confirm these?*
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Venue: OGGB 4
umts 3g 850, 900, 2100 *can someone confirm these?*
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All operators now offer 4G in limited areas, which should cover most of Auckland CBD.
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Informal meeting to talk about Emacs.
lte 4g 700 1800mhz *can someone confirm these?*
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Best for data-only would be 2degrees. [http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile-data/zone-data-packs NZ$99] for 12GB.
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Things we can cover:
For a mix of data/calls/texting all operators offer a similar NZ$19/mth pre-paid plan with Unlimited texting, 100 calling minutes, 500MB data.
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* What's new in 24.4
'''Note''' make sure we mention the Vodafone Travellers SIM as for a lot of our attendees from outside of ANZ it will probably include minutes to call home.
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* What's going in to 25
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* Marmalade is now hosted in elnode
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* Getting started with emacs
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* org-mode to keep yourself organised
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* magit for working with git
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* Emacs 24: package management, lexical variables, oh my!
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* Elnode the async emacs-lisp webserver
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* How to deal with coming across from Vi(m)
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* [http://lists.softwarefreedom.com.au/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/emacs-au-discuss|Australian emacs users mailing list]
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* Suggest we go for dinner together after the BoF
  
'''Note''' Skinny also does a competitive package, with $4 for a sim that comes loaded with calling time (within ANZ), texts and mobile data.
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Please add other topics you'd like to cover.
  
'''Note''' Make a link (or describe it on this page) to Internet access during the conference.
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Event Organiser:
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Jason Lewis

Revision as of 21:17, 17 December 2014

Emacs BoF

Do you have an interest in the Emacs text editor?

Time: Tuesday 13th January 2015 Venue: OGGB 4

Informal meeting to talk about Emacs.

Things we can cover:

  • What's new in 24.4
  • What's going in to 25
  • Marmalade is now hosted in elnode
  • Getting started with emacs
  • org-mode to keep yourself organised
  • magit for working with git
  • Emacs 24: package management, lexical variables, oh my!
  • Elnode the async emacs-lisp webserver
  • How to deal with coming across from Vi(m)
  • emacs users mailing list
  • Suggest we go for dinner together after the BoF

Please add other topics you'd like to cover.

Event Organiser: Jason Lewis