[yapc] Talk submissions are closed

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Thu Apr 29 11:02:42 PDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 01:46:34PM -0400, Rob Kinyon wrote:
> The last couple slots have been taken. So, unless you can convince a
> friend to drop his talk, the only option is a lightning talk on
> Monday or Tuesday.


I know you meant well by this, but please, NEVER encourage anyone to
do their not-accepted long talk as a lightning talk.  It simply won't
fit in the time allotted, and makes the speaker look like a desperate
fool.  A lightning talk is a completely different beast from any other
kind, and is something you write from the ground up as a lightning

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