Re: [78attendees] We'll meet again...

"Spencer Dawkins" <spencer@wonderhamster.org> Fri, 06 August 2010 15:18 UTC

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My understanding (forgive me if I am confused) is that the point was, 
Hiroshima was more aware of, and more accommodating to, the IETF than Tokyo 
would likely have been; Vienna, Prague, Stockholm and Maastricht were more 
aware of, and more accommodating to, the IETF than Paris and London were ...

Not that any of these places were SMALL, but that they were smaller than 
some of the obvious BIG places that we could have gone to, in the same 
region.

I think that sounds about right.

Spencer


> Perhaps smaller isn't the right word.  Some people were complaining about 
> having easier airline access than Maastricht or Hiroshima afforded. 
> Applying that as a screen would have meant missing such wonderful venues 
> as these two.  I'd like to keep the focus on the nice job of the 
> Maastricht host.