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Re: When to hold Pg East

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: When to hold Pg East
Date: 2008-12-11 01:09:05
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On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 17:02 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > You also might want to throw a disclaimer into the date area that voting 
> > for "Late May" would still respect the PGCon schedule.  As the second 
> > mover here, I think your only viable options here are snuggling up next 
> > to it (East on May {15/}16/17 would open an interesting combo trip 
> > possibility for long distance travellers, PHL->YYZ is a quick flight), 
> > or staying clear of that period altogether.
> Making it back-to-back with pgCon would make things easier on speakers. 
>   However, it would likely decrease both attendence and sponsorships for 
> each conference.

I don't know that it would affect sponsorship all that much, that is
just a budget thing, one month between them doesn't make a difference
there. Well with the maybe exception of those who are going to budget

It could affect attendance for some of the contributors but normal users
I doubt it much. Maybe. I mean last year we were only 2 months different
and neither show suffered. Do we think that 2 months is different than 2
weeks? *shrug*


Joshua D. Drake

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