<div dir="ltr">I'm curious!<div><br></div><div>I'd be happy to see kids learning programming early, an opportunity I guess most of us missed growing up in India. In the worst case, we lose some time, but if this actually turns out to be good, it will touch a lot of people leading to greater good. Thanks to Vijay for bringing this up. </div><div><br></div><div>Also, how old should someone be to require a ticket to attend pycon? Can a kid just come along with his parent? Just to see if he is interested in the whole business? </div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 11:39 PM, Arvi Krishnaswamy <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:arvi@alumni.iastate.edu" target="_blank">arvi@alumni.iastate.edu</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr"><span class=""><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small"><br></div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial">On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM, sankarshan </span><span dir="ltr" style="font-family:arial"><<a href="mailto:foss.mailinglists@gmail.com" target="_blank">foss.mailinglists@gmail.com</a>></span><span style="font-family:arial"> wrote:</span><br></div></span><div class="gmail_extra"><div class="gmail_quote"><span class=""><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">However, I'd shy away from doing messaging around "youngest *". They<br>
are receiving a free pass because the committee respects their work<br>
and desires that it be shared with an audience.<br></blockquote><div><br></div></span><div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small">​+1 - I was also a bit queasy about youngest being the criteria that may be implied, although it is one of the criteria that is relevant in this case.  I think Vijay will take care of ensuring this is communicated effectively.</div></div><span class=""><div> </div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
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> BTW who is Mr Patil (who has submitted the entry in the funnel<br>
> <a href="http://in.pycon.org/funnel/2014/120-expeyes-python-powered-open-source-portable-science-lab" target="_blank">http://in.pycon.org/funnel/2014/120-expeyes-python-powered-open-source-portable-science-lab</a>)?<br>
> Is that their teacher?  If so, what is their contribution to this versus<br>
> what the teacher has taught them and will be getting them to present?  Will<br>
> this be setting a precedent now that Python is getting popular at schools?<br>
> How will be develop guidance on this for the future?<br>
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</span>A policy around this should probably be around the quantity/quality of<br>
work. Do Python Conferences have any specific T&C around individuals<br>
who are not yet 'adults' (as per the local criteria)? Asking this<br>
because it is better to sort that out now than later</blockquote><div><br></div><div><br></div></span><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small">​Good question! Who would be the right person to check in with about this?​</div></div></div></div>
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<br></blockquote></div><br><br clear="all"><div><br></div>-- <br>Regards, <br><br>Jaseem Abid<br><a href="https://github.com/jaseemabid/" target="_blank">github.com/jaseemabid</a><br>
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