[Foss4g2008loc] RE: FOSS4G2008 Extension of abstract submissiondate.doc

Dave Patton davep at confluence.org
Tue May 13 14:02:28 EDT 2008

I can't recall what the 'limit' was for FOSS4G2007
for presentation abstracts, but as far as I know
we didn't just discard "short" abstracts. The
Lessons Learned page makes no mention of the
abstract length being an issue:

Here's Paul's abstract for his presentation:
You can see any of the FOSS4G2007 presentation abstract
via this page:

Inge Netterberg wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> I see... hmmm the reason they are that long is so that we have something to
> review especially for the academic track.
> I can remove the discard line for the general presentation track.
> Your thoughts
> Inge
> -----Original Message-----
> From: foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org
> [mailto:foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Dave Patton
> Sent: 13 May 2008 07:23 PM
> To: FOSS4G2008 local organising committee
> Subject: Re: [Foss4g2008loc] RE: FOSS4G2008 Extension of abstract
> submissiondate.doc
> Inge Netterberg wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> Attached the extension of abstract submission announcement.
> There is feedback that the requirement for a
> 500-600 word abstract is too long - see right
> at the start of this IRC log:
> http://logs.qgis.org/osgeo/%23osgeo.2008-05-13.log

Dave Patton
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Victoria, B.C.

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