[Linux-aus] Re: LCA: bringing the process forward

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Thu Feb 16 19:09:02 UTC 2006

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> Given that we have a winning bid from Sydney and a 2nd place (were there
> others?) bid from Melbourne for 2007, would it not make a certain amount
> of sense to quickly ask the Melbourne 2007 bidders if they are happy to go
> with an identical bid for Melbourne 2008 and hand it over to them on that
> basis?

To be frank, Melbourne came in a distant third place behind Woollongong, who
pulled out earlier, but were vastly more prepared. :-) I think it would have
been inappropriate to select Melbourne for 2008, given that (in my opinion)
they simply weren't prepared - they're definitely hungry for it now, though!

- Jeff

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