[Social Media] Last call for FLOCK bids

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 17:21:39 UTC 2015

On 4 December 2015 at 07:57, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> 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
> BOS, RDU, BOM, CDG, and PRG).

One of the problems is that I don't see what is considered an
affordable cost. Is that given to people when they are looking up
costs so they can see if they can shoot for it?

> 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.)
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