EuroPython vs PyconUK
steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Apr 26 18:58:03 CEST 2007
EuGeNe Van den Bulke wrote:
> I do realize that the UK is not really part of Europe (no polemic :P)
> but I am nevertheless curious about the logic behind creating another
> major Python event in Europe. Wasn't EuroPython enough?
> Like many I am sure, I probably won't be able to attend both (and I
> really enjoyed the Geneva experience so definitely want to renew "it").
> How would you go about selecting which conference to attend?
> They are only 2 months apart, 6 would have been easier for the
> attendees! Could the organizers liaise one way or another to make
> Pythoneers life as easy and fun as the language and give as much
> information out as possible as early as possible (early bird early) for
> people to make the best decision?
> I know marketing matters but ...
> EuGeNe -- http://www.3kwa.com
So by this reasoning there should have been no "Python UK" conference
for the last four years (in case you didn't know it ran as a track of
the C/C++ conference, but ths track has now broadened to include all
scripting languages). And what about the people who can't get the time
and/or money to attend EuroPython?
Diversity is good, so it isn't one vs. the other. And the UK really *is*
part of Europe (no matter how its politicians behave) :P
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