Re: critics about our presence at LinuxTag 2004
On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 11:06:22PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> > > >> > IMHO any solution, which is forcing people to leave, is a bad
> > > >> > solution. If it's crowded, it's crowded. And maybe the booth to small.
> > > >> Trying to get more (booth) space out of Joey is a hard task. :)
> > > > Well, there was all this unused space behind the booth, which we already
> > > > used as hacking space anyway, so if there had been an opening at the
> > > > back of the booth and some further 'walls' and table and chair stuff,
> > > > this would have been enough for this.
> > >
> > > You know that every little qm costs money?
> > > Find a sponsor that gives us "some" money and we can do this.
> > > Joey can tell you more about the qm price he has for the Projects Part,
> > > but I dont think its cheap.
> > Yep, from a monetary point of view, but in reality all that space behind
> > it was unused, thus free. This is a bit the same argument as the music
> > industry is claiming about pirated music, come to think of it :)
> The problem is that as soon as it is officially used, it is officially
> used and has to be paid extra, by LinuxTag e.V., receiver of the large
Well, the idea being that whoever LinuxTag e.V. is paying it could be
asked to sponsor the empty place.