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Re: Debian conference in the US?

On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 12:17:32PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> As one of the 200+ developers in the USA I don't feel it should be
> avoided and I feel quite out in the cold most of the time when these
> conferences come around because I don't have the funds to go elsewhere.
> I don't see any problem with having conferences in the USA, or other
> places for that matter, provided there are enough people who will go to
> warrent it and there is someone willing to sponsor it.  Lots of people
> might not be willing to go to the USA for political reasons, probably
> more would find it cost prohibitive.  The same is true for conferences
> outside the USA, I'm sure quite a few developers find that cost
> prohibitive too, and I imagine there are USA developers who dislike the
> actions of other countries and would avoid conferences there too.  This
> doesn't mean we shouldn't have any conferences.



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