Flock proposals now open for community voting
tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Jun 4 13:46:52 UTC 2013
On 06/04/2013 04:28 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 03.06.13 12:36, Tom Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) wrote:
>> These submissions are mostly anonymized (some people put their names
>> or enough details in the abstracts to make it obvious who the proposed
>> speakers were). This is intentional, as we are trying to eliminate an
>> area of potential bias. We want the ideas behind these submissions to
>> be the area of focus, and not be overly biased by the speaker.
> This sounds seriously misguided. I mean, I usually prefer attending
> talks where I know that the presenter is actually involved in the
> respective project, rather than just any random guy/gal.
> I am all for levelling the playing field, but things like this sound
> like they have pretty negative consequences for the quality of
When we publish the final schedule, we will have speaker names on them,
so you won't be choosing talks without knowing who the presenter is.
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