Re: How to organize a Mini-DebConf

2018-11-18 Thread Norbert Preining
I specifically want to get many DD/DM/D Users interested in CJKV information processing to the meeting. So even if it will be part of a bigger meeting (FOSSAsia), we will have a dedicated and somehow separate space for the mini-debconf. Thanks Norbert -- PREINING Norbert

Re: How to organize a Mini-DebConf

2018-11-15 Thread Norbert Preining
at has to be done to be able to tag a meeting/conference as Mini-DebConf (and reuse logos etc etc)? is the appropriate question ;-) > https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEvents Thanks for the links, there are some pointers to mailing lists which I will contact. Best Norbert -- PREININ

How to organize a Mini-DebConf

2018-11-15 Thread Norbert Preining
. Can someone give a short explanation what we would have to do to be able to declare it as a Mini-DebConf? Thanks Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-12 Thread Norbert Preining
nferences I have attended. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. + JAIST + TeX Live + Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-10 Thread Norbert Preining
g women differently is not something I support. Why should women get a different treatment in this case? Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-10 Thread Norbert Preining
at's not the point. Why only questions are considered good and comments/remarks not is something that escapes my understanding - and experience - completely. Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-10 Thread Norbert Preining
we creating a dragon from a little mouse? Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-10 Thread Norbert Preining
to refrain from asking something because they think they will > be downvoted. I agree with that. The above proposal sounds like the perfect way to shut down questions at all. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +

Re: Questions after talks at DebConf (idea)

2018-09-08 Thread Norbert Preining
se contributions. But we also loose contributions because we don't require women to go fully veiled, thus some people will not attend our conferences. What I want to say is that we exclude lots of contributions by the specific style, topic, and culture, and that is *good*so*. We don't need each and ev

Re: Suggestions, questions and concerns about DebConf19?

2018-08-11 Thread Norbert Preining
> They can. Why do you think they collect photos and fingerprints when > entering the country? >From personal experience *this*year* (different case though, lethal mountaineer), I can tell you it can take weeks to confirm finger prints. And that was in Japan. Norbert -- PREININ

Re: Suggestions, questions and concerns about DebConf19?

2018-08-11 Thread Norbert Preining
is surely one of them, Japan, too. ALthough I ignored this, the law is different in most cases. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0

Re: Suggestions, questions and concerns about DebConf19?

2018-08-11 Thread Norbert Preining
origin is not selling anything. I have organized conference with up to a few tousands of participants, and every funding organization expect these kind of data. All find, don't let the voices of the privacy-maniacs disturb you. They should stay in their High Castle and never leave. Norbert -- PREINING N

Re: J.J. Cheers tonight

2018-08-05 Thread Norbert Preining
> We will go again tonight around 9pm~10pm. About 20 minutes walk. Meeting point at the frontdesk? Sounds like a good plan. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CD

Climbers, where are you?

2018-07-31 Thread Norbert Preining
Those who are interested in climbing gym, we (Paul and me) are at the dinner place and wait a bit longer. Please hurry Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. + JAIST + TeX Live + Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Registration is now open for DebConf18, in Hsinchu, Taiwan

2018-07-24 Thread Norbert Preining
> > "We currently have no intention of giving single rooms to people > > (nattie, 14:44:54)" > > Thanks for the information. I organised a hotel which is fine. Sorry Me, too. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info

Re: [need help] gpg-agent doesn't work with yubikey since I came to Hsinchu

2018-07-24 Thread Norbert Preining
> I'm in debcamp and debconf these days. So it'd be appreciated if > there's anyone can kindly help me. Not that I can really help you, but we can compare our setup as mine is working. I'm coming to Taiwan on Saturday night. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert

Re: Get your FSF gear at DebConf

2018-07-23 Thread Norbert Preining
On Mon, 23 Jul 2018, Molly de Blanc wrote: > Hi! This is a reminder that today is your last chance to make an order > at the FSF shop if you'd like it to be brought to you at DebConf. It is still 9pm in EDT but orders from Japan (where we are already on 24) give Your coupon code is not valid.

Re: climbers or potential climbers at DebConf18?

2018-07-23 Thread Norbert Preining
> DebConf is usually more hectic but it might be nice then too. So I assumed. I will throw at least the shoes and harness in the bag. Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Develo

Re: climbers or potential climbers at DebConf18?

2018-07-23 Thread Norbert Preining
: Hahaha, I love Sawanobori as we call it in Japan. Very recommendable, great experience! Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0

Re: Dormitory 12 air conditioning controller guide

2018-07-23 Thread Norbert Preining
> Funny how most of these can be easily read when you understand Japanese ^_^. My experience with a few trips to China and Taiwan - speaking doesn't help a bit, but reading/writing transfers enough meaning. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.i

Re: Spare Thinkpad power brick, anyone?

2018-07-21 Thread Norbert Preining
On Sat, 21 Jul 2018, Steve McIntyre wrote: > I've been an idiot and left the power brick for my X220 at home. I I guess X260 doesn't make a difference, I could bring one, but I am only arriving after DebCamp on Sat night ... Norbert -- PREINING Norbert h

Re: Reaching the venue on Sunday evening

2018-07-20 Thread Norbert Preining
bby. Just contact the hotel directly. It is a taxi service, I don't think a shuttle bus. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC

Re: Reaching the venue on Sunday evening

2018-07-19 Thread Norbert Preining
I asked my hotel (Chef) and they make the shuttle service for 1000. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. + JAIST + TeX Live + Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Hotel recommendation near by venue

2018-07-19 Thread Norbert Preining
Hmmm, slightly disagree, at least from what is written on the packages here ;-) > 4. I think you need to refresh your experience... I like both. :P Trust you on that and will try it out! Want to be my guide? > Yep, I think every vendor has values/disadvantages somewhere! ;-) Indeed. Best

Re: Hotel recommendation near by venue

2018-07-19 Thread Norbert Preining
rs if compared to kimsufi. You could do better here. But probably it is all about the services. I don't need anything else but an emergency shell. All the best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live

Re: Hotel recommendation near by venue

2018-07-19 Thread Norbert Preining
akfast at the conference site. See you there! Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Hotel recommendation near by venue

2018-07-19 Thread Norbert Preining
> Landis Inn Chuhu is just outside the campus. > http://chuhu.landishotelsresorts.com/index.php Looks nice, but unfortunately too expensive for me since I don't get support from my company. Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accel

Re: Access to Hsinchu late in the evening on Sat 7/28

2018-07-17 Thread Norbert Preining
aipei before 1am. But I am seriously pondering a taxi to make it less painful. Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6C

Access to Hsinchu late in the evening on Sat 7/28

2018-07-17 Thread Norbert Preining
Hi everyone, I am arriving from Komatsu, Japan in Taipei Taoyuan on Sat 7/28 at 21:50. Any suggestions how to move to Hsinchu at this time, anyone else arriving around this time (nothing mention on the travel schedule wiki, though). Thanks for any suggestions Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert

Re: DC18 - Currency

2018-07-17 Thread Norbert Preining
> and my German VISA card, usually at 7-11. Even in smaller towns like Yes, 7-11, this is the way to go, but who of a first time visitor would expect that the best (if not only) place to get money is a convenience store! Norbert -- PREINING Norbert h

Re: DC18 - Currency

2018-07-17 Thread Norbert Preining
> Just find an ATM with the VISA logo. You incredible travel experience seems to never have brought you to such highly civilized countries as Japan ... getting cash here is a pain, still in 2018. Enjoy. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Acce

Re: Registration is now open for DebConf18, in Hsinchu, Taiwan

2018-07-13 Thread Norbert Preining
Hi Hector, > "We currently have no intention of giving single rooms to people > (nattie, 14:44:54)" Ok, thanks for letting us know. I will then stay in one of the hotels in town. Best Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.

Re: Registration is now open for DebConf18, in Hsinchu, Taiwan

2018-07-09 Thread Norbert Preining
e > is pressing on. If I want to make alternative arrangements I need to > do so soon. I am very much into this, too - I would prefer a single room on site and I am happy to pay my share ... Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Acceli

Re: Accomodation in Hsinchu downtown or near site?

2018-06-22 Thread Norbert Preining
now, whether the Chief Hotel is OK? (Apart from their McDonalds > breakfast? I prefer having breakfast with my fellow Debianites > anyway.) Agreed ;-) How is breakfast organized? Any chance to have a nice place for us hanging out for breakfast near the meeting place? Best Norbert -

Accomodation bursary, hotel bookings, and travel to the meeting area

2018-06-19 Thread Norbert Preining
hat travel to the conference area is within a reasonable commuting distance. Thanks Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Status of bursary applications

2018-06-11 Thread Norbert Preining
Dear organizers, would it be possible to hear an update about the status of bursary applications? Both of my talk proposals have been accepted and I would like to start planning my trip, but need to know the outcome of the bursary application. Thanks Norbert -- PREINING Norbert

Re: Get your free Yubikey sponsored by Infomaniak (available for free for any DD and DM)

2018-04-16 Thread Norbert Preining
the 10 messages, I really think I have a bigger problem than these 10 msgs. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13

Re: Get your free Yubikey sponsored by Infomaniak (available for free for any DD and DM)

2018-04-16 Thread Norbert Preining
key available. Norbert -- PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info Accelia Inc. +JAIST +TeX Live +Debian Developer GPG: 0x860CDC13 fp: F7D8 A928 26E3 16A1 9FA0 ACF0 6CAC A448 860C DC13