[yapc] Talk submissions are closed

Jonathan Hogue jon at hogue.org
Thu Apr 29 11:12:43 PDT 2010

ha, I vote for more foolishness.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Jonathan Swartz <swartz at pobox.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 29 Apr 2010, David Fetter wrote:
>>> 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 talk.
>> I think you're reading too much into this. If you wanted to talk about
>> Project X for 40 minutes, there's no reason you can't talk about Project X
>> for 5 minutes instead.
> Agreed. I for one want to see people make fools of themselves trying to ram
> their rejected talks into 5 minutes. Isn't that their right? :)
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