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From Steve Holden <st...@holdenweb.com>
Subject Re: ACNA pricing [was:apachecon eu speaker subsidies]
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2012 07:49:23 GMT
On Sep 12, 2012, at 3:31 AM, Nóirín Plunkett wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 12:20 AM, Steve Holden <steve@holdenweb.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 12, 2012, at 2:48 AM, Nóirín Plunkett wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> FWIW, I was surprised at the corporate level tickets: especially when
>>> there's an individual level, I would have thought the corporate could
>>> go up a little higher. If a measured increase in that allowed us to
>>> have free speaker tickets/sub-$300-committer-tickets, I would be
>>> strongly in favour.
>>> 
>> I'm sure you would, but corporations have budgets too, you know.
> 
> And even at a moderate increase over your figures, they'd be coming in
> well under-budget based on previous years :-)
> 
> Like I said, we've been burnt before with "experiments" that turned
> into unalterable assumptions for every later year, and I'm keen that
> we avoid that here.
> 
> ApacheCon must be affordable for non-corporate speakers, IMO, and it
> doesn't make sense to start arguing it much before we have real
> numbers to look at.


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