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Re: Beer and Gear surprise

  • From: Owen DeLong
  • Date: Thu Feb 22 02:51:56 2001


> I AM a little concerned if this was a decision made by Merit.  Last I knew, 
> this was a NANOG meeting, not a Merit meeting.  I do not believe that Merit 
> should be making a decision of this nature without the direct input of the 
> NANOG membership.  If I missed this in October or November, I apologize.
> 
<fact>
There is no NANOG membership.  There is the NANOG community.  There are no
firm criteria for citizenship in said community, so it would be difficult
to define a voting process in terms of who does or does not get to vote.
</fact>

Owen

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> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Stephen Stuart <stuart@mfnx.net>
> To: Adam Rothschild <asr@latency.net>
> CC: Ukyo Kuonji <kawaii_iinazuke@hotmail.com>, nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Beer and Gear surprise
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 02:43:34 -0800
> 
>  > <rumor>
>  >
>  > Sponsors were specifically asked _not_ to give out clothing, as the
>  > Cisco boxer shorts distributed at NANOG 20 were somehow deemed
>  > offensive and discriminatory.
>  >
>  > </rumor>
> 
> <fact>
> 
> At NANOG 20, there was a mad rush from the meeting room before
> technical talks were over for the day to get to the Beer and Gear to
> suck up all the vendor trinkets. This was perceived as being
> astoundingly disrespectful to the people who take the time to put
> together a presentation and deliver it.
> 
> </fact>
> 
> Stephen
> 
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