[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G presentation review process [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Volker Mische volker.mische at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 04:57:58 PDT 2012

On 10/02/2012 01:43 PM, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Volker Mische <volker.mische at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I don't agree. I like the idea of having the community vote on the
>> abstracts only and then the organising committee can make the call of
>> adding some some big names to draw the expected attention to the
>> conference. They may even use some abstract that wasn't voted that much,
>> but the committee still thinks it's an good idea.
> I dislike the "popularity contest" because it is too easily biased
> with lobbying ("please vote for me") as we have seen in the past
> years. We'd better aim at quality than lobbying...

Hi Markus,

does it means you against a public voting in general? Or against one
which includes names? Or do you like the idea of a public voting which
only contains the abstracts but nothing else?


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