Re: [Diversity] Concerns about Singapore

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Tue, 12 April 2016 14:36 UTC

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On 4/12/2016 7:34 AM, Spencer Dawkins at IETF wrote:
> I'd say that if our deal with hosts is that they are giving us hundreds
> of thousands of dollars to host a meeting, and they can do that without
> spending even more money on stuff that's hard in one location, and
> easier in another, we can't be surprised that they want to do it in the
> easy location.
>
> If that doesn't work for us, we should tell them, and go from there. But
> that's up to us.
>
> Speaking only as a meeting attendee, on this one, of course.



The issue isn't what hosts prefer.  I issue is the IETF making choices 
that benefit hosts, to the detriment of participant attendance.

d/

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   Dave Crocker
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