[Linux-aus] LCA2014 update

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Thu Aug 30 10:19:55 EST 2012

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 10:35:44PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On 29 August 2012 09:42, Steve Dalton <steve at refactor.com.au> wrote:
> > I was thinking of bidding for 2013, started looking at the bid documents and
> > I already had a little bit of stuff done from a failed OSDC bid. But when I
> > heard Canberra were bidding, I didn't bother with it -
> That's not the best approach; historically most cities/teams have to
> bid more than once to actually get it. If you can get your first
> attempt out of the way earlier, that's a win. FWIW, going from memory,
> supply your own grains of salt:
> First-timers:
>   Melbourne (CALU) '99: party at Rusty's place
>   Sydney '01: only ones game to try stealing Rusty's shoes
>   Brisbane '02: Perth and Adelaide/Canberra (?) ceded to Brisbane
>   Sydney '07: uppity folks they were
>   Wellington '10: also uppity
>   Canberra '13: taking uppity to never before seen heights
> Multiple bids:
>   Perth '03: also wanted to run it in '02

I wanted to run it in 2000 but I wasn't game to do it by myself and
failed to get enough interest from the Perth community.  That's not a
whinge or anything just saying I was hooked after CALU.

Yours Tony
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