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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: Fwd: Funds for speaker to Central America Free Software event
Date Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:06:45 GMT
BTW here is a flyer that was forward to me by the event organizers:
*http://tinyurl.com/lbnd7s3 <http://tinyurl.com/lbnd7s3>*


On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 11:54 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:

>
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 6:25 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On 10 August 2014 13:00, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > On 10/08/2014 jan i wrote:
>> >
>> >> It would be nice if at least the PMC group got knowledge about the
>> size of
>> >> this fund.
>> >>
>> >
>> > Of course it does. See http://s.apache.org/Vcg and
>> > http://s.apache.org/YqfA (links only accessible to members). Despite
>> many
>> > discussions, we never managed to reimburse anything so far except
>> > merchandising for FOSDEM 2013 (about 145 EUR).the
>> >
>>
>> Thanks for a swift reaction !
>>
>> Just to sure nobody misunderstand it, the "never managed" part is not due
>> to lack for will ! We are very open to any proposals, that benefits our
>> community but there has not been so many request (and some of them ended
>> up
>> by people not asking for funding).
>>
>> rgds
>> jan I
>>
>>
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >   Andrea.
>> >
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>
> ​In the past there were some events that speakers and others received
> funding. The policy change depending of relevance and opportunity. Most of
> the funding was shared with the event organizers (split the bill between
> airfare or hotel bill).
>
> A similar form-driven process was handed by KDE EV for their activities.
>
> This time around the event is somewhat relevant to the area since is the
> largest and better organized event for the past 5 years. There seems to
> have gain some popularity in the area and even thought I have never
> attended to it before. I have got good reviews from ECSL.
>
> Unfortunately there hasn't been a relevant amount of contributions for
> that part of the world, and there has always been the intention but not
> always the right time to do it.
> The average number of participants is around 300 people, from 4 countries
> and with good potential to contribute to the project specially on l10n, but
> also extension development and such.
>
> I am in touch with the organizers so I could get more specific information
> on request. Will give a look at Jan's links and see what else is there to
> be done.​
>
>
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> Alexandro Colorado
> Apache OpenOffice Contributor
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