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From Steve Holden <st...@holdenweb.com>
Subject Re: Travel assistance for EU 2012
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 08:35:14 GMT
That does sound like a rather friendlier, more inclusive wording.


On Aug 2, 2012, at 3:19 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:

> Hi Nick, All,
> I believe that the first full paragraph of
> https://tac-apply.apache.org/should be reworded. Currently it states;
> The Travel Assistance Committee is looking for people who would like to be
> able to attend AC-EU-2012 who need some financial support in order to get
> there. There are VERY few places available and the criteria is high, that
> aside applications are open to all open source developers who feel that
> their attendance would benefit themselves, their project(s), the ASF and
> open source in general.
> But that doesn't ring well.
> I believe it should be something along the line of:
> The Travel Assisting Committee support people who intend to attend the
> ApacheCon EU 2012 event, by covering (some of) the cost involved. Of course
> its budget is limited and acceptance criteria are high. However,
> application for financial support is open  to all open source developers,
> who feel that their participation in the event would benefit the ASF, their
> project(s) and open source in general.
> I will look at the rest later today.
> Regards,
> Pierre
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:04 PM, Nick Burch <nick@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Aug 2012, Nick Burch wrote:
>>> The announcement is due to go out today. Before that, someone needs to
>>> load the revised dates into the webapp. I won't have access to my ssh keys
>>> to get into the tac-vm box until tonight. If someone can beat me to it,
>>> please svn up the webapp, do "./manage.py loaddata initial_data" to pull in
>>> the revised dates, then bounce httpd to activate. Oh, and then start
>>> drafting the announcement :)
>> The update has been applied, and applications for TAC assistance to ACEU
>> are now open!
>> Before we send out the announcement (which still needs drafting - no
>> takers yet to help with that?), it'd be good if someone could confirm it
>> works fine.
>> So, if you were planning to apply for TAC assistance, it'd be great if
>> someone could try it soon and report to <tac-apply@apache.org> (a
>> private, non-archived list so your privacy is protected) if you hit any
>> problems. Assuming none are reported in, say, the next 6 hours, we can
>> announce. Well, announce as soon as somone writes up the announcement email
>> that is...!
>> Details of TAC are available at http://www.apache.org/travel/ , and to
>> apply you'll want https://tac-apply.apache.org/
>> Cheers
>> Nick
> -- 
> Pierre Smits
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