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Re: PGCon 2008 RFP

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PGCon 2008 RFP
Date: 2008-12-29 20:32:39
Message-ID: 200812292032.mBTKWd218355@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 04:30:59PM -0800, Robert Bernier wrote:
> 
> > Standardized documentation means it has a life after the conference and will 
> > benefit far more people in a much wider context.
> 
> A standardized format for presentation materials just ensures that all
> presentations end up conveying the same overall message, and differ
> exclusively in the details.  I encourage those who doubt that claim to
> read "The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint", which you can order from 
> http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/books_pp.  Indeed, I have been
> through a number of lamentable presentations, both at Pg conferences
> and elsewhere, that would have gained tremendously from less
> conventional approaches to presenting material.  (I'm sure there are
> many who feel the same way after having heard me speak.)

How does a template make the overall messages similar?

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