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Re: [Debconf-team] Budget status - travel sponsorship)

Holger Levsen wrote:
> as I've said several times already, the hardest part is finding people doing 
> whatever the best procedure for this is. 
> The problem with that is that DebConf is quite a lot of work for the team for 
> 2-3 months before the conf, then the conference itself and then cleaning it 
> all up, which usually also takes weeks (*). For myself this probably equates 
> to working 1.5 month full time on DebConf (just during that time). 
> Then there is a time of "DebConf break", until we get into the bid-phase, 
> which ends (in January/February) with the actual decission where the next 
> DebConf will be in 1.5 years. So thats another 2 months of quite intense 
> DebConf time.
> And around that time (January/February) the "improved travel sponsorship team" 
> would need to start working...
> So adding another period with lots of work 6-7 month before the actual 
> conference is certainly possible (because we can certainly distribute the load 
> more, eg by more people doing the debconf team work), but you should not 
> expect this to happen just because you propose a saner traveling sponsoring 
> scheme.
> As the saying goes, talk is cheap. 
> Are _you_ willing to make this happen? 

Haven't there been lots of volunteers for the next DC in this thread? :)



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