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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Video recording at ApacheCon EU
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:24:39 GMT
In principle, yes. In practice there is a great deal of work in extracting
useful stuff like this. I have some embryonic plans, but I'm making no
promises. Very happy to work with you for maximum impact.

Sent from my tablet
On Oct 29, 2012 2:07 PM, "Sally Khudairi" <> wrote:

> Thanks, Ross.
> Any chance we can post some or all or select highlights of talks on the
> WAR's YouTube account?
> [From the mobile; kindly excuse spelling/spacing/auto-correct anomalies]
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: "Ross Gardler" <>
> To: <>
> Cc: <>, <>
> Subject: Video recording at ApacheCon EU
> Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 9:20 AM
> In the last board meeting I was asked if we could re-instate the plan to
> record all sessions at ACEU now that it looked to be in good financial
> health.
> Paul has kindly got a quote for us from the arena and they will do us HD
> video of all 6 tracks for circa €15000 (exc. VAT). We can afford this in
> the current budget projects since Nick and co have managed to sell the
> conference out (well done folks). Furthermore the ASF money we earmarked is
> currently unspent. I have asked Nick, as conference chair, to approve this
> and have indicated that I will take responsibility for it in the unlikely
> event that we need to dip into ASF funds to pay for it (on the assumption
> that the board are still comfortable with the budget approved for ConCom).
> I also indicated that the ComDev PMC will take responsibility for use of
> the video after the event. This is *just* recording the video and audio.
> There is no post-production work included in this price. My current
> thinking is that we will simply make the video available to the appropriate
> PMCs and they can do whatever post-processing they want to do. It is
> possible that the ComDev PMC will do some limited post-production but I'm
> not going to commit to that right now since that would be a voluntary
> effort.
> Nick has not yet given his approval so there is still time to ask us to
> slow down on this, but not much since the event is next week. Contracts
> will be changing hands with NewThinking soon.
> Ross
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> OpenDirective

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