Subject: Re: pkgsrccon in .uk?
To: Adrian Portelli <>
From: Stephen Borrill <>
List: regional-london
Date: 08/29/2007 15:39:20
On Sat, 25 Aug 2007, Adrian Portelli wrote:
> Stephen Borrill wrote:
>> I see there is some discussion about where to hold the next pkgsrccon
>> and I believe that Adrian has proposed London (which is getting flack
>> for being expensive to stay in, etc.).
> Hmmm, unless people have discussed it further since I mentioned it, this
> wasn't how I remember the reaction.  Most people were actually quite
> open to it and the US based ppl liked it as well as it meant less travel
> for them as they could fly directly into London.

I certainly don't want to step on your toes, Adrian. This was just 
something I picked up on chat channels.

>> If there was interest, I could look at organising it in Cambridge. I 
>> could probably arrange accommodation at one the colleges (depending 
>> exactly when it is held) and access to a lecture theatre. It's also 
>> easy to get to from Stansted.
> As always this is the issue that I think will end up determining it.  We
> need a) a place to host it and b) people willing to organise it c)
> consensus on the location.  I haven't discussed a) with any people from
> London but I also don't think b) will be an issue.  The real issue is to
> poll a the developers and get a reaction on c).

Indeed. Perhaps this would better discussed on a different list.