[Linux-aus] LA ctte meeting summary 2005/02/13

Michael Davies michael at msdavies.net
Wed Feb 23 08:10:06 UTC 2005

Christopher Yeoh said:
> At 2005/2/22 11:56+1100  Jeff Waugh writes:
>>  * A rotational conference would mean throwing out the "best proposal
>> wins"
>>    method we're using at the moment, and result in lower quality events
>> run
>>    by teams who didn't have to prove their mettle. I'd predict that
>> after a
>>    few bum conferences, we'd end up choosing a reliable, distributed
>> team,
>>    but they would suffer from burn out, lack of inspiration, and most of
>>    them wouldn't be from the host city.
> I agree - I don't think a fixed rotation scheme would work
> better. Howeverm, it should be seen as a priority that the conference
> gets shared around, so as wide a range of people get to attend, and
> not just all the same people every year.

...which is pretty much what has happened - CALU/LCA hasn't been to the
same place twice!

michael at msdavies dot net

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