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Re: PostgreSQL speakers needed for OSCON 2004

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, speaker(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL speakers needed for OSCON 2004
Date: 2003-12-20 00:37:26
Message-ID: 200312200037.hBK0bQ329261@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> > This does not have anything to do with who is talking
> > to O'Reilly by the way.  Remember, they had a single
> > point of contact failure last year and caused some
> > hard feelings.  It is *good* that they've sent out
> > notices to several of us.  Now we just have to act
> > like we are sort of coordinated...
> 
> Yeah, it's just that they asked me yesterday if I was the "official" contact.  
> I do think that one person (picked by us) should talk to O'Reilly.  Otherwise 
> they're liable to receive multiple messages and get confused.
> 
> > Who's funding whom to do what at the conference?
> 
> Um ... funding?   I'm paying my own way; I presume that Bruce will get paid 
> for by his employer; otherwise we're pay-as-you-go.  We probably have  a 
> little money for printing stuff (like a few $100) but that's it.

I never get funding from SRA for these trips (except Japan) --- the
presenters usually pay for my trip.  In the O'Reilly case, I usually get
paid for a tutorial, but I don't think I am going to be sending in a
tutorial proposal this year to encourage others to make presentations.

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