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Re: [Debconf-team] Extending registration period

Holger, I'm writing blog post as we speak.

One more thing, we have extended the date for sponsored registrations,
but does this mean that we have extended the date for talks submission
as well?


On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Samstag, 7. Mai 2011, Adnan Hodzic wrote:
>> After all it has been said and done I'm safe to say that we're
>> extending the sponsored registration until 19th of this month.
> Yay.
>> Today or tomorrow I'll write a blog post that we are extending the
>> sponsored registration process and will write general information
>> because I have a feeling people lack information. I'm going to let
>> people know about everything, from sponsorships to how they'll get to
>> Banja Luka as I have a feeling most people don't even know we're
>> trying to have organized transport.
>> Either way this will end up on planet.d.o and therefor will target
>> right audience I'm unsure how far we should go with news and
>> announcing that registrations are extended.
> hello publicity@ :-)
> IMHO the blog post should be done using the official debconf11 blog.
> more context:
>> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Moray Allan <moray@sermisy.org> wrote:
>> > But yes, let's make an extension, because of your original request
>> > (announcing in conferences) and also because of Holger's reasons:
>> >> further thinking about the "last mile problem" (aka busses) and this led
>> >> me to wonder whether it would be sensible to extend cfp, travel +
>> >> food+accom sponsorship deadlines _all_ to May 19th.
>> >>
>> >> and, if so, decide + _publish_ this fast and then soon after / even
>> >> better at the same time improve+publish the bus information, ie the
>> >> public bus tables from Zagreb (and elsewhere?) to Banja Luka plus a
>> >> "holdable promise" of special shuttles (taxis?), ie one or two per day
>> >> - except on maybe two days where we'll actually have busloads of
>> >> arrivals.
>> >
>> > Any announcements within Debian should of course emphasise that this
>> > is a one-off extension (we can say, due to additional support from the
>> > government), that won't lead to further extensions of deadlines this
>> > year or in future years!
> cheers,
>        Holger
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