There is a registration fee for the conference, but it appears to have
fallen out of the "template" this year. It's traditionally hovered
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 08:13, David A. Faler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'd like a basic session as well. Something for people like me that hear Solr is great, but aren't even sure exactly what it is.
> Also, is there a conference price, or is it just the hotel room? I can't find anything on the website price wise other than $119/night for the hotel.
> Thank you,
> David Faler
> IT Quality Control and Testing
> The Library Corporation
> ----- "Declan Fleming" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi - I understand that getting a package up and running can be fairly
>> quick, but going over simple (then complex) examples really helps me
>> fully understand what's happening. Remember those "perl by Example"
>> books? I loved that approach to showing concretely what happens
>> step of the way. It probably seems dead simple once you've climbed
>> learning curve, I just haven't had the time committed to do that yet,
>> especially in a space with people who could help me.
>> Yes, it IS all about me. ;)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
>> Gabriel Farrell
>> Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 4:11 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 02:47:42PM +0000, Jodi Schneider wrote:
>> > If you'd be up for it Erik, I'd envision a basic session in the
>> > Some of us (like me) have never gotten Solr up and running.
>> > Then the afternoon could break off for an advanced session.
>> > Though I like Bess's idea, too! Would that be suitable for a
>> > breakout? Not sure I'd want to pit it against Solr advanced
>> The preconfs should be as inclusive as possible, but I'm wondering if
>> the Solr session might be more beneficial if we dive into the
>> particulars right off the bat in the morning. There are only a few
>> steps to get Solr up and running -- it's in the configuration for our
>> custom needs that the advice of a certain Mr. Hatcher can really be
>> You're right, though, that the NGC thing sounds more like a BOF
>> I'd support that in order to attend a full preconf day of Solr.