Re: Funding curl up attendance
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:35:54 +0100
great idea ... personally I will not take advantage of this (Berlin
what about using this kind of thing to sponsor students to attend ?
On Wed, 27 Nov 2019 at 09:19, Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se> wrote:
> Hi friends,
> I would like the curl project to help fund attendees who decide to take time
> off from their busy lives and come to curl up 2020. I mentioned this before in
> a mail on the curl-library list back on November 4, 2019.
> This initiative is possible thanks to the many awesome sponsors we have, both
> companies and individuals!
> My idea is to reimburse travel and hotel expenses for attendees to curl up
> 2020 up to a certain amount of money (for those who apply and are deemed
> eligible). The amount would vary depending on from where the person travels
> from: within the curl up country (Germany this time) 250 Euros, within Europe
> 500 Euros and from outside of Europe 800 Euros.
> I would first like to hear your feedback and concerns on the model, setup and
> monetary limits of this. It is not a done deal, it is still only my proposal.
> It exists as a draft in the curl-up wiki:
> Since we still don't actually have a "core team", advisory board or something
> like that for the project (time to bring that discussion back to the table?),
> the ultimate decision will remain with me personally for now. I will of course
> continue to listen to the community and the project "elders" for guidance and
> general advice.
> What did I miss? You think it could work? What should be improved before we
> decide to go ahead?
> (This email is cross-posted to both the curl-meet and the curl-library list,
> but we should probably take follow-ups on the curl-library alone.)
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Received on 2019-11-27