[Linux-aus] Travel Grant Application
daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Jun 16 15:32:02 UTC 2004
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 05:18:14PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 07:10:48AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> >>Given that we try to avoid giving too much sponsorship even for speakers
> >>at our own conference, it's probably also worth considering keeping the
> >>bar reasonably high for these grants for consistency's sake...
> >The beer thing was in jest; I would be giving a presentation if I was
> >over there, on freedesktop.org and X.
> When we run _our_ conference, we pay for people to come over to talk.
> Why is that the foreign conferences aren't willing to return the favour?
> That strikes me as either being an unfair description, or just plain
> mean spirited.
aKademy's budget isn't even close to that of LCA. In particular, active
developers (who make up virtually all of the attendance) are allowed to
go for free, which slams out a massive portion of the revenue stream.
Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>
"The programs are documented fully by _The Rise and Fall of a Fooish Bar_,
available by the Info system." -- debian/manpage.sgml.ex, dh_make template
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