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From Steve Holden <st...@holdenweb.com>
Subject Re: apachecon eu speaker subsidies
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2012 02:14:32 GMT
I'm naturally keen to hear both sides of the argument.

Presumably you regard increasing the cost of the tickets for non-speakers as an acceptable
result of this policy?


On Jul 31, 2012, at 3:53 PM, Nóirín Plunkett wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 6:35 PM, Leif Hedstrom <zwoop@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 7/30/12 11:26 AM, Nick Burch wrote:
>>> * Free tickets for all speakers?
>> +1. Honestly, I think not providing free conference tickets for all speakers
>> is a little weak. This should not include any training sessions of course.
> +1, I think it would be very poor show not to provide a free ticket to
> speakers. I understand this is the PyCon model, and didn't just come
> out of nowhere, but I don't support a conference that asks its
> speakers to pay, and I think we need more discussion before we make an
> executive decision that changes our long-established model this
> drastically.
> N

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