Re: Concerns about Singapore

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Mon, 11 April 2016 14:36 UTC

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Subject: Re: Concerns about Singapore
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On 4/11/2016 7:34 AM, Joel M. Halpern wrote:
> Surprisingly to some, it turns out that it is a real help if the host
> has local people on the ground in the meeting city.  This creates a
> noticeable drawback to trying to just use 3 cities over and over.


That makes a big difference -- at the level of being essential -- for 
new cities in challenging regions -- mostly Asia for the IETF.

It's /much/ less of an issue for places having repeat visits.

d/

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   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking
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