[Linux-aus] LCA bids -- wonderful presentation, but to what purpose?

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Mon Sep 22 18:34:41 EST 2008

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 01:42:34PM +1000, Russell Stuart wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 21:38 +0930, Glen Turner wrote:
> > My estimate is that this document would have taken three months
> > to prepare.
> As team leader of one of the bids submitted, I can't say 
> much.  But I can give one data point.  Last year we did
> a simple text email.  This year we did a PDF full of bling
> (pictures and snazzy formatting).  The extra time we spent
> on the bling was a few man hours at most.  As a proportion
> of the total time spent on the bid, it is almost 
> insignificant.

Thanks for the data point - really helps. 

Stewart Smith

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