[Linux-aus] Grant proposal - Transport for Melissa Draper to speak at CLUG in June

Joel jwshea at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 03:54:02 UTC 2007

On 07/06/07, Mary Gardiner <mary at puzzling.org> wrote:
> On 2007-06-04, Paul Wayper wrote:
> > Date: 28th June 2007
> >
> > Project Name: Melissa Draper to speak at CLUG meeting in June 2007
> >
> > Aim of Project: Transport Melissa Draper from Albury to Canberra and
> > back by train.
> Support!
> No comments on the core of the proposal, however, it would be very good
> if videoing of the talk and its prompt release under a suitable licence
> happened, obviously if Melissa agreed. I know AussieChix would be
> interested in it, for one.
> I'd support realistic associated costs of, eg, A/V equipment hire if
> needed and if Paul added them to his proposal, especially if there's a
> delivery date for the video (often the sticking point, getting the
> encoding done :) ).
> -Mary

I've been quietly following this topic since Melissa's open letter
[1], and see this as a pro-active response to the issues facing women
in the open source community. Therefore would love to see both of
these proposals granted.

Joel Shea <jwshea at gmail.com>
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