I probably wouldn't get any funding either , but would still go. I think
Jonathan is right that it is a way to deal "with the audience for Code4Lib
greatly exceeding the capacity of the conference" but I'm not sure if that
is a good thing.
 I know I won't in 2010 as we've been informed no International travel
will be funded next fiscal year.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I guess that would be ONE way of dealing with the audience for Code4Lib
> greatly exceeding the capacity of the conference.
> I definitely couldn't get funding to go to the Netherlands. But I might be
> willing to pay for it myself, since I'd like to visit there anyway. I guess
> February is probably as cheap plane tickets as anytime for there, weather's
> not so great.
> But holding the main c4l in a non-US location is definitely going to
> greatly cut down US attendance, to those who are able to afford it. That may
> or may not be a good thing.
> Ed Summers wrote:
>> Wow, this sounds too good to be true. Perhaps this is premature, but
>> do you think there might be interest in hosting a code4lib2010 in the
>> Netherlands? (he asks selfishly).
>> I see you started a wiki page . If at any point you want
>> nl.code4lib.org (or something) to point somewhere just say the word.
>>  http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/NL
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Posthumus, Etienne
>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> At various tech related library gatherings here in the Netherlands there
>>> have been discussion about setting up a regional Code4Lib (or something
>>> So as a start, if there any subscribers on this list who are in the
>>> vicinity of Netherlands/Belgium and interested, please give me a shout.
>>> We can then argue about a date/venue/agenda for an inaugural meeting.
>>> Etienne Posthumus
>>> TU Delft Library - Digital Product Development
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>>> skype: eposthumus
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