wine-devel at shemesh.biz
Tue Nov 30 13:39:02 CST 2004
Jeremy White wrote:
> Shachar Shemesh wrote:
>> First of all, there used to be a mailing list "wineconf at winehq.org".
>> I think it would be better to dust that one off, so that we make sure
>> no one is dropped off the loop.
> Good point; in theory, we should all get way too many copies of this
> and then we can just shift to the mailing list.
Goody. I've removed everyone but you from the CC list. Let's start the
double receive from scratch on this thread......
> As far as sponsoring, I think the more sponsors the better.
> Last year, we spent about $3,000 (not counting travel), and the
> Wine donations covered about another $1,600 in travel sponsorships.
> We seem to be on course for spending less money this coming
> year, but perhaps LinGnu could pick up the cost for
> a morning coffee/donut session.
That should not be a problem. I would prefer, however, for our
sponsorship to be of the conference, rather than a specific part of it.
Of course, one can take that money and BUY a breakfast......
> We could also charge an admission fee if we feel that we need more.
I think this one is best avoided. At least from wine hackers. I think
this conference is important for the project, and at least as a symbol,
I think people who contribute to the project should not have to pay.
> The key question is whether we'll need to cover custodial and
> other charges for the University facility; if we do, that
> could be significant money. My preference would be to have it
> open to all, if we can afford that.
Let's try to figure out the expenses before figuring out the income
sources. First thing's first. We need a place.
Lingnu Open Source Consulting ltd.
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