phil at wideband.net.au
Mon Jun 23 21:36:02 EST 2008
$600 for a two day conference is nothing. The information and the
networking is invaluable.
We are a small regional ISP, and we will be sending at least 3 people.
The guys can't be expected to run it on nothing, and shouldn't have to
be dipping into their own pockets to cover it.
> 2008/6/23 Skeeve Stevens <skeeve at skeeve.org>:
> > I only just read this while looking for the dates.
> > A couple of comments -
> > - Do something with the website please... the current one is useless
> > anything at all
> > - $600 is a lot of money for small ISP's;
> > Don't forget your roots guys - you were all once small
> > how would have $600 looked for you back then? Last year I saw quite
> > reasonable amount of small ISP's there... but I wouldn't be
> > at this new price. I look after a lot of small ISP's and I know it
> would be
> > a challenge for them, and even the bigger ones would probably send
> > minimal possible. The big establish boys won't have a problem, but
> > start-ups are going to find it a challenge to rub shoulders and
> network with
> > the big boys if they can't afford to go. What happened to the
> > community?
> > ...Skeeve
> > (Advocate for the tiny/small ISP's)
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