[yapc] This is a QR Code. We’re going to use QR Codes a lot at...

Chas. Owens chas.owens at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 08:30:20 PST 2012

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 11:26, Zachary Zebrowski <zak.zebrowski at gmail.com> wrote:
> All,
> Let me rephrase, now that I had some coffee and some time to think...
> My knee jerk reaction was more about the ambiguity of qr codes - you can put
> whatever you want on them.  If there is agreement as to what will be put on
> them - a vcard, or a url to the contact page *which I can control*, that's
> good.  However, if the point is to provide the sponsors with contact
> information so they can email me after the fact, without my permission,
> because anyone can take a camera and have contact information for anyone in
> the photo, is what I was wondering about.  I agree that using QR codes or
> other similar mechanism, for people that *want* to share information is a
> great mechanism at a conference.  Otherwise, allow people to opt out as they
> see fit.

I was planning on replacing mine with something humorous regardless of
what they put on it.

Chas. Owens
The most important skill a programmer can have is the ability to read.

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