[OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts
lblake at ksninc.com
Thu Oct 9 13:18:43 PDT 2008
I assumed the individuals attending a regional conference wouldn't be
attending the international conference.
For example: I might be able to attend a conference put on in Seattle,
but never anything outside of the West Cost.
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[mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Jody Garnett
Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2008 12:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts
Landon Blake wrote:
> Jody wrote: "The original post talked about minimizing expense;
> into several venues actually updates the expense from where I am
> How do you figure?
The projects I work on are international; it is hard enough for
developers to get enough money together to attend one FOSS4G - let alone
FOSS4G and a (multiple?) regional conferences.
There is also the related costs of development teams slow down while
members get presentations ready, are not online during the conference,
and generally missing the week after :-)
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