Re: On Boston Summit organization and delegation [was Re: A question to candidates]
- From: Kjartan Maraas <kmaraas broadpark no>
- To: David Bolter <dtb gnome org>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: On Boston Summit organization and delegation [was Re: A question to candidates]
- Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 14:53:07 +0100
on., 28.11.2007 kl. 16.00 -0500, skrev David Bolter:
> Hi Jeff, all,
> Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Jeff Waugh">
> >> <quote who="Ghee Teo">
> >>> Have the board paused and thought why the Summit has to be Boston? Is it
> >>> because most hackers work around Boston? May be it was the case.
> >> Because there's a critical mass of developers there -- most of both the
> >> Red Hat and Novell desktop teams.
> > Dan Winship points out on IRC that while this was true when the Boston
> > Summit was created, there aren't a lot of Novell desktop hackers left in
> > Boston these days. Perhaps a roaming Columbus Day weekend conference (still
> > in the USA) would be a good thing?
> Just a note... I can probably find some good space at the University of
> Toronto (Canada) if it was ever required. It is generally easier for
> folks in some countries (like China, and Russia) to get visas to come
> here, and it is a cheap flight for Bostonians. There is a Red Hat
> office here, not sure about other GNOMEy elements.
Sounds like a great idea to me. Do we have any numbers showing how many
non US attendants were there at the previous Boston summits?
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