[FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2009 beer event

Bruno Costacurta bcostacurta at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 09:23:55 CET 2008

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Dec 2008, Philip Paeps wrote:
>  On 2008-12-29 16:07:04 (+0100), Christophe Vandeplas <
>> cvandeplas at fosdem.org> wrote:
>>> On 12/29/08 3:58 PM, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
>>>  Is this beer event non-smoking ?
>>> In Belgium the legislation is so that:
>>> - No smoking in restaurants
>>> - In Bars it's allowed to smoke.
>>> Usually bars have a smoking and non-smoking area.
>> HAHAHAHAHA!  Delusions!
>> Expect to be engulfed by a cloud of poisonous gasses at all times during
>> the
>> FOSDEM beer event.  There is no space for a non-smoking area.  It's a bar,
>> and
>> we fill it.  Completely and utterly.  Down to the last square ångström.
> If the bar is completely filled by FOSDEM people, we can ask everyone not
> to smoke inside. There is no law in Belgium forbidding to make an event
> non-smoking.
> And since most countries already have laws to disallow smoking in bars (and
> Belgium will introduce them as well if we ever get a government that can
> make decisions again) I don't see why we cannot protect the non-smoking
> people and ask smokers to go outside.
> There are more smoking than non-smoking people.
> --
> --   dag wieers,  dag at wieers.com,  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
> [Any errors in spelling, tact or fact are transmission errors]
> _______________________________________________

Dear Dag,

 I suppose you intend to write 'more non-smoking that smoking people'. As
indicated by all surveys.
I agree with you : the smokers, as a minority, should go outside to smoke,
and I would expect the FOSDEM organization to take this logical decision.

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