[norcal-hug] Re: OpenSource World .Org is now a go: do we apply?

  • From: Urias McCullough <umccullough@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: norcal-hug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:33:55 -0700

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 5:36 PM, Jorge G. Mare <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Howdy,
> I just got word from IDG that they are reversing their decision not to
> have a .Org area this year. Per the email that I received (and I quote):
> "We will offer a .Org Zone at OpenSource World which will be located in
> a dedicated meeting room adjacent to the sponsor showcase. It will
> feature the ten most worthy .org projects and foundations, as determined
> by our Program Committee..."

Hmm... only 10, sounds like we don't stand a very good chance since
we'll probably be against orgs like LinuxFoundation, FreeBSD, etc.

> OpenSource World is on Aug 12 and 13; this is not very long after
> OSCON/San Jose (July 22 & 23), for which we already have a booth
> secured. So the question is: do we apply?

I say yes... even if our chances are slim.

Ugh, another Wednesday/Thursday :P

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