I'd like to help. I live near the german border in Switzerland by
Lake-Constance. Just tell me what to do. I don't have a car
so I'm tied to public transportation.
2016-09-21 19:13 GMT+02:00 John Darrington <j...@darrington.wattle.id.au>:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:38:44PM +0200, Darshit Shah wrote:
> Last I heard, we were looking into the Linux Hotel in D??sseldorf for the
> next GHM. But I'm not sure what happened about it.
> That was considered some years ago. But for PR reasons we should not hold
> events at the "Linux" hotel.
> I completely agree that having such a deal where we can mix accommodation
> and conference expenses would be a great benefit for everybody. Although
> as Christian pointed out at one of the discussions during GHM 2016, it
> might make the event out of bounds for a few people. Not everyone paid
> the ???50 per day but instead only paid for the cost of accommodation
> which can be far cheaper. It would be one item to consider.
> In previous years the FSF has made available a small fund for subsidising
> who would otherwise be unable to attend, and so far as I know this fund is
> available. Also, I think that most people would not object to paying (say)
> over and above the cost of the venue in order to support such people.
> If you do have any ideas for locations of such hostels, please do share.
> There are plenty such places advertised in the internet. For example have a
> at http://gruppenunterkuenfte.de We just have to decide on something
> The biggest issue, as I see it - is finding someone willing to organise it.
> I can help, as I did in 2014 - but others would need to do their bit too :)
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