[vlc-devel] [RFC] Devs meeting

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Thu Jul 31 09:35:21 CEST 2008

On Jul 29, 2008, at 2:48 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> 	Hello,
> Many open-source projects have infrequent real-life meetings. I do  
> think that
> would be useful. And at worst, I am pretty sure it will not be
> counter-productive anyway :)


> Then, there is the travel cost problem. As a matter of principle, I  
> am not
> willing to fund airline or other 3+ digits fares with my personal  
> savings.
> And I believe some of our contributor, especially students, would be  
> outright
> unable to cover such costs by themselves, should they arise. In  
> other words,
> it seems like such meeting is unlikely to happen without a serious  
> sponsor.

We could use the videolan money to sponsor. We could also set up a  
special Google Ads on the website, with a special mention that it is  
for funding the dev meeting. (winehq is doing that)


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