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Re: [Debconf-team] DebConf T's

Tollef Fog Heen dijo [Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 10:48:39AM +0200]:
> > Cape Town in Winter is known for its rain, and cold temperatures on
> > some days. I would strongly suggest, going with the Long Sleeve
> > options. 
> I find conference t-shirts should be useful for after the conference
> more than at the conference.  I have a strong preference for regular
> t-shirts here.

+1 for Tollef here. I have tens of t-shirts from conferences, and
that's basically my usual weekend attire. I have very few long-sleeved
shirts — I guess that's partly because they are more expensive to
produce, and that's partly because they are way less popular. Of
course, vicious circle. But when I printed T-shirts in Mexico, the
price difference was really big — Even two-color shirts (such as DC6
and DC7's)¹ are quite cheaper than long-sleeves.

¹ https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/Debconfshirts12.jpg

> > There are different Material options: 
> > a) Hemp and Organic Cotton - super soft and comfortable
> > b) Plastic Bottles and Cotton - Yep, you'd be surprised at how soft Plastic Bottles can be! The T's are made out of
> > recycled plastic bottles. The fibres are then woven with the cotton to create the fabric. 
> > c) Cotton - lovely and soft. 
> I prefer a or c.  I find polyester and other poly blends to be a lot
> like wearing a plastic bag, and they also start to smell a lot quicker
> than natural fibres.

I'd also go for A or C. I also avoid anything plastic in contact with
my body for hours. Organic sounds best from an ethical PoV, but we
don't yet have here the pricing difference.

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