Re: GUADEC 2007 in the UK?

Yeah, I assume that the prices must be a bit higher although I haven't
stayed at any hotels around here :) So be it north. I'll be there.


Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 22:45 +0000, Milen Dzhumerov wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I just wanted to say that I'm really for it :) I'm a bit disappointed
>> that you just ruled out London since I think that's the most convenient
>> place for a _lot_(IMHO) of people(including me). Going up north involves
>>  quite a bit of pain(hotels/other stuff) if you're living south east. I
>> also do understand that you cannot please everyone and there will be
>> always people not happy with the situation. Anyway, if it's going to be
>> in the SE/London area I'm able to give a hand with whatever I can. If
>> it's somewhere else I'd probably go despite of the location :) Let's roll
> I live in the South East (Surrey to be precise), and I still think that
> a decently connected city up North would be a better idea. The fact that
> it's not convenient to you is not really relevant (shame if you couldn't
> come though) if that means that we can get 30 people from countries with
> lower incomes.
> The people in the Greater London, Cambridge, or Surrey would be the
> first to admit that the area is too expensive for a large portion of the
> travelling hackers.
> I paid 50 quid for a room with 2 single beds in a (shite) hotel in
> Wolverhampton for the LUG Radio Live. You can barely get a B&B in London
> for that much. (I must note that I also stayed in the 90 quid/night
> nuptial suit in Barnsley, so there's still decent rooms to be had ;)
> ---
> Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 

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