[Soc-coordination] DebConf10 related forms for students and mentors

Obey Arthur Liu arthur at milliways.fr
Sun May 30 17:10:01 UTC 2010

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Bastian Venthur <venthur at debian.org> wrote:
> Am 05.05.2010 13:11, schrieb Obey Arthur Liu:
>> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 9:32 PM, Bastian Venthur
>>> 3. What happens to the money if the mentor replies with no?
>> It will be used to sponsor your DebConf costs, instead of using the
>> general funds.
>> The rationale behind this is that in the context of the Summer of
>> Code, it makes more sense to try to get our students to DebConf than
>> the mentors, which will be going anyway, one way or the other. Zack
>> and the DebConf orga team are fine with this, as long as you mentors
>> are, which is why I'm asking you.
> Hi all,
> I received mail from the Debconf Newbies (for sponsoring first time
> Debconf participants) and they informed me that they had to decline half
> of the applicants including me.
> I also received mail from the regular sponsoring today, where they
> informed me that I will be probably sponsored (according to my position
> in the queue) but maybe not fully.
> The question is: If I don't get the full sponsoring, I will need parts
> of the 500 dollars to participate to Debconf 10 in NY. What are the next
> steps? In the form you asked the mentors to fill, I explicitly stated
> that I'm fine using the 500 dollars to sponsor the student as long as my
> own costs are fully covered, otherwise I want that money to be used to
> cover my own traveling and accommodation costs.

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