Re: Question regarding talk slot for sponsor
----- Mensagem original -----
> De: "Gunnar Wolf" <email@example.com>
> We as Debian are very happy and thankful for DebConf sponsors. But my
> quite strong opinion as a person who has been part or led the Content
> Team for many years is that no sponsor should _dictate_ what we should
> have on program.
Well, I am very sure that everybody here have the same opinion ;-)
> And this is completely right as well. I said this to (a good chunk of)
> the Brazilian orga team, and am happy to be quoted in public: My
> opinion is we should not waste our time with OpenDay. Over the years
> it has meant a _lot_ of spent work, and it has _very seldom_ had much
I am very hopeful we will have nice Open Day here, good for our local community and good for Debian community.
My suggestion is:
1) If a local sponsor offers a talk in english about Debian, we talk with content team to see if is possible to schedule it on a DebConf slot (if in this ocasion there is a free slot yet).
2) If a local sponsor offers a talk (in english or portuguese) about Free Sofwtare in general, (after we agree it is good for the event) we schedule it on a Open Day slot.
Just to be clear: sponsors will not impose nothing to DebConf or Open Day. As Helen said before, we have experience to deal with this.
Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana (phls)
Curitiba - Brasil
Membro da Comunidade Curitiba Livre
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