[yapc] yapc Digest, Vol 34, Issue 11

Ingy dot Net ingy at ttul.org
Sun Jun 8 14:40:32 PDT 2008

On 08/06/08 17:29 -0400, Perrin Harkins wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 3:25 PM, Walt Mankowski <waltman at pobox.com> wrote:
> >> Just verifying that I understand as it's almost too good to be true!
> >
> > Yeah, that's pretty much the point of YAPC. :)
> Agreed, and the ability of the organizers to do this gets more
> impressive every year.  But that does make me think: everything in the
> world is going up in price except YAPC.  Maybe the $100 price is

It hasn't always been $100. I think it started around $40 and has
steadily gone up.

> getting to be a bit arbitrary at this point.  I know I wouldn't mind
> if the price went up a few dollars in order to ensure the best
> possible conference or take some pressure off the organizers.  I
> wouldn't even mind if it just went up 4% or so every year to keep up
> with inflation on the price of coffee and air conditioning.
> Just something to think about for future conferences.  And to all the
> hard-working penny pinchers who kept the price so low the last few
> years: respect.
> - Perrin
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