Re: [Debconf-team] Montreal's bid for DC17 is now official
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On 30/11/15 15:10, Louis-Philippe Véronneau wrote:
> Hello people! We have some (good) news from the Montreal bid team!
> First, we're happy to share with you that our intention to host
> DebConf17 has become official. Please check the wikipage for
> information and nice pictures we've collected so far:
It seems the Canadian immigration authorities are not going to welcome
all Debian people though:
Anybody who has to apply for a visa will have to install and run
non-free software. This is very sad, because Canada is otherwise
quite a nice place to visit. Americans, Europeans and Australians
won't need to fill in the PDF, but many other people (or spouses who
are from other countries) will be stuck.
I don't know if the immigration system can be fixed, but there is a
bug report for showing a different message when people try to open
Would anybody from the bid team object if this information is added to
the wiki page?
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