[Inpycon] Bringing tickets to the venue

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 18:29:48 CEST 2011

So, what's the final decision on this? Do we need to print tickets or
showing it on my phone will suffice?

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Dhananjay Nene
<dhananjay.nene at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:48 AM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Harshad Oak <harshad at rightrix.com> writes:
>> > With printouts not only does a lot of paper get wasted, but carrying
>> > printouts is inconvenient for most delegates.
>> >
>> > IMHO it's much simpler to just ask people to carry some id, present it
>> > at
>> > the welcome desk (driving license / PAN / company card...  ) and cross
>> > check
>> > with the list. There's no good reason for someone to take the trouble of
>> > faking an id at an event like Pycon.
>> [...]
>> Fair enough. It's just that you're assuming the best of people which is
>> not true.
>> For example, they often ask for different sized T-shirts. With a ticket,
>> it's simple and clear. Also, it results in shorted queues when people
>> don't have to cross check lists.
> If t-shirt sizes are the only discriminator (I don't remember anything else)
> - we'll just create multiple queues - each queue end having a listing of
> people who have requested those t-shirt sizes. The volunteer at the head of
> the queue - has a listing of people who have asked for that t-shirt size.
> Perhaps may end up requiring an extra volunteer or two but that should allow
> them to go ahead even in case of a valid ID in case they haven't got their
> tickets.
> In addition if they join the wrong queue because they changed their mind on
> the t-shirt size they want or because they forgot the tickets home and can't
> quite recollect it - unless there is an extra volunteer readily available -
> they have the ultra exclusive privilege to join the next queue again at the
> rear :) (this is draconian too - but only in an exception case)
> Dhananjay
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With Regards,
Mehul Ved

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