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Re: DebConf20 registration is now open (with caveats)

On 5/22/20 11:11 AM, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 12:00:37AM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
>> I believe it's important to get those numbers somehow. Now, the
>> registration interface does not provide for anything like that - we
>> were preparing a survey in the last couple of days to get a better
>> look at said numbers, and we should be sending it out to everybody
>> soon; it will be important in the decision process.
> I believe the poll being prepared misses a "we're in a global pandemic, please
> cancel this event" option.
> I also believe organizing DebConf as an in person event in August 2020
> is endangering the participants *and* others, and if GRs were not
> such a pain (and a big hammer) I were pondering to have one for not
> organizing this in Debian's name.
> I'm sorry but this is how I see things currently.


I can't help to think about a disaster scenario where 100s of DDs attend
the event, get sick, some percents get in life danger, and another
percent dies...


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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