Re: [nfsv4] Potential schedules for BakeAThons in 2011

Thomas Haynes <thomas@netapp.com> Mon, 11 October 2010 16:56 UTC

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On Oct 11, 2010, at 11:44 AM, <david.noveck@emc.com> wrote:

>> I suggest amortizing travel costs to align with an IETF 
>> meeting (most of much are no longer in the USA). 
> 
>> http://www.ietf.org/meeting/upcoming.html does not show 
>> Paris as future venue, though there are several European 
>> meetings planned with TBD as the venue.
> 
> I think Mike makes a good point about amortizing travel costs.
> 
> I believe that having the events in the exact same city is not required
> to provide that amortization.  Paris and Prague are 550 miles apart.  I
> haven't got into the details of flight costs but I'd expect we are not
> talking major bucks here.
> 


The main problems with that proposal are that

1) ConnectAThon is traditionally in that time frame and,

2) honestly, even with the IETF meeting being in the US, more people
attend a BAT than an IETF meeting. I.e., I don't think the savings would
be that huge per company.