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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Pg booth staffing at OSCON

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Daniel Johnson" <teknotus(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, gabrielle <gorthx(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Pg booth staffing at OSCON
Date: 2008-07-16 00:26:02
Message-ID: 200807152026.02868.xzilla@users.sourceforge.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tuesday 15 July 2008 10:42:07 Daniel Johnson wrote:
> > Well, you can obviously get into OSCAMP and FOSSCoach and the BOFs and
> > the other free events.  Not that I'd be promoting such a thing (as an
> > OSCON committee member), but if there's *a* specific session you want to
> > attend, you can probably persuade one of the several PostgreSQL speakers
> > to loan you their badge.
>
> No offense, but in the years that I have been going to OSCON I've
> never had anywhere near enough money to buy a real pass to OSCON.
> Every year it has been volunteering for a booth, or attending OSCAMP.
> Last year I was able to afford Ubuntu Live through one of the more
> extreme discount codes, but that is it.  There are lots of people who
> participate as much as they can by way of volunteering, and I am one
> of them.  We help make the conference happen so please treat us with
> respect even if we can't afford to pay are way in.
>

I can't imagine how you could have taken Josh's post to be anything but 
courteous and respectful, but I do encourage you to join us at the BOF where 
we can settle it once and for all.... sumo suits anyone?  
http://www.maineventweb.com/page/page/2916926.htm

-- 
Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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