[Social Media] Last call for FLOCK bids

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Fri Dec 4 14:57:33 UTC 2015

On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 08:58:28AM -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> So the first "last call" was some time ago.  There are current bids as
> indicated in the article as well.  It seems disingenuous to send it
> out even further without giving folks an idea what the new bidders
> should be concentrating on that wasn't there in the previous bids.
> However, I don't want to put anyone on the spot.  Is there something
> we can highlight appropriately?  (This is probably a question for
> CommOps and the Flock team.)

AFAIK, it's down to cost. We need somewhere where a) the venue is
affordable and b) flights are cheap (the benchline is round-trip from

Based on experience in Rochester, it's also ideal if the venue _is_ the
hotel. (As I understand it, in that case, the venue was actually
_included_ when we booked enough rooms; I don't know if that can be
duplicated in Europe.)

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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