Technology of the technologies (WAS: A Lisper asks,
"Am I supposed to like Smalltalk?")
smallsqueak at rogers.com
Thu May 18 20:38:39 UTC 2006
"Sebastián Sastre" wrote:
> > I could do something interesting with Exupery for a mere 100K
> > Euros or so. Anything less isn't enough to give up the day
> > job for a year or so. More money would of course buy more
> > features and a larger team. ;-)
> > Bryce
> It gives to me arround 300 euros from 300 investors. I don't think is too
> much money for an heatly organization (even non profit). If the volunteers
> can hold the organization of the event (nothing that smalltalk can do for
> them) the people will come. That will be a transparent way to get that
> ammount of money that the organization could invest on is main object of
> A big event with that finality could certainly do that. Get together key
> people, key persons who can give some light on this regard, the
> of the project and today's interesting subjects. Their reunion in a
> positive/constructive environment will certainly atract interest. The
> could be 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) in some hotel with
> structure in an attactive city (Tip: change in southamerica makes more
> to find a good hotel by less $$ and there is a lot of cultural attractive
> cities). The event could have laboratories, seminars, panels and other
> expositions wich represent the investigations and foundings from people of
> this comunity.
> The key for the success of an event like that will be the volunteers's
This is an excellent idea.
The fine print is that all participants must pay all expenses.
(Unless The Squeak Foundation decides to spend few million
Euros for the event ;-)
The good news is that, I think, the expenses is not more than $50.
Some don't even have to pay this $50, because they already had it,
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