Re: [foss.in] Proceedings FOSS.IN
- On 9/23/09, Philip Tellis <philip.tellis@...> wrote:
> 2009/9/22 Balbir Singh <bsingharora@...>According to me, well there is not a huge difference with respect to
>> Hi, Foss Enthusiasts,
>> I am beginning to wonder if we should do a formal paper and
>> proceedings with a committee for FOSS.IN this year as we wait for the
> this increases the barrier of entry for speakers. most of us are
> hackers, not scientists.
Scientists and Hackers. All scientists (atleast Comp. Sc and related
fields) need to hack and they do it all times. And hackers do research
I would love to see Proceedings of FOSS.IN , though the contents can
be worked out, but having it makes FOSS.IN reach more folks and also
help in documenting work in the Free Software / Hacker world?
Nice idea Balbir.
Nice to see Harald Welte scrutinizing the papers.
> Philip Tellis wrote:B.Vignesh Kumar
>> 2009/9/23 Atul Chitnis <mail@...>
>>> Is it really worth this much deliberation? :)
>> This is India. Did you really expect people to spend time hacking
>> when they could have been yacking instead?
> Everyone, enough discussion. Spend time getting your event submissions
> (talks, tutorials, workouts, workshops, BoFs, etc.) ready instead.
> Papers are a good idea for those who can afford the time to write them,
> and they lend prestige to the event.
> And those of you submitting papers - now you BETTER put your money where
> your mouth is - I am going to ask Harald Welte to scrutinize them ;)
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