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Re: DebConf in Vancouver (Re: debconf 2005 in Vienna, Austria)

* Joe Drew (hoserhead@woot.net) [030730 16:22]:
> On Tue, 2003-07-29 at 22:09, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 07:22:00PM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> > 
> > > Next Debconf is scheduled to be held in Vancouver, Canada.
> > 
> > That would be excellent.  Who is organizing it?
> Me, if it ends up happening in Vancouver.

the lesson learned from the debconfs so far is that a strong
local usergroup handling all the odd jobs and a good deal of the
other jobs in mandatory for a smooth event. You could see that in
bordeaux and oslo. You together with the two people that helped
you in Toronto were on the low side, i felt. This year were four
people more or less full time running the event, with 15 more
doing odd jobs here and there. Every day about
18h(gym)+3*12h(confernce)=66h of work in one or an other form
were spent.

On that note i heard from people in south america (with quite a
bit of local and national support) who wanted to hold next years
debconf/camp. This might be a good time for them to make their
preliminary plans heard.

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