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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU 2015 and track registration
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:32:28 GMT


On 6/29/15, 4:15 PM, "shaposhnik@gmail.com on behalf of Roman Shaposhnik"
<shaposhnik@gmail.com on behalf of roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
>>Every event, on any topic, of any size, that I have ever been affiliated
>> with, has had this same situation. No matter what you do, half the
>>papers
>> will be submitted in the last week of the CFP. Nobody likes it, but it's
>> reality.
>
>Exactly! But it makes me curious: has anybody ever tried to "gamify"
>successfully
>against this sad trend?

It is human nature.  The word “procrastination” has the shortest
definition in most dictionaries because the editors only get around to it
at the last minute ;-)

-Alex

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