Re: GUADEC registration fee


On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 09:13, James Henstridge wrote:
> On 5/05/2004 3:12 PM, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> >I guess I don't mind the "hobbyist" fee at all, it's a small price to
> >pay for some and I would gladly pay it under any circumstances.  But if
> >"corporate" fees apply to all people that just happen to work for a
> >company, it's too much.
> >  
> >
>  From Mark's mail in April:
> >	From a brief discussion on irc, it seems that the idea behind such a
> >large fee is that only attendees who are being sponsored by their
> >employer should pay it, thereby increasing the corporate sponsorship of
> >the conference without having to chase companies at length.
> >
> So "professional" should be interpreted as "my employer is sponsoring me 
> to go" rather than "I work at a company".  If your employer is not 
> sponsoring you to go, or if they think it adds too much to the overall 
> cost of sending you, pick the hobbyist fee instead.

	The web page should be very explicit about this IMHO.


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