[FOSDEM] Nametags

Emil Ivov emcho at jitsi.org
Tue Feb 4 12:28:46 CET 2014


On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Henning Sprang
<henning.sprang at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 9:08 PM, Jeremy White <jwhite at codeweavers.com> wrote:
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>> Maybe the booklets could have a preprinted punch out name tag?
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> That would be the only of the proposed solutions you actially need a bit of
> main organizer staff support for.
> It might also have an effect on the price of the booklets printing as having
> pre punched paper inside is an extra feature.
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>> Maybe each room could have a stash of blank tags by the door with pens,
>> or just have a table in each of the main buildings?
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>> Last year, Benjamin Henrion publicly volunteered to do the work[1],
>> but was silently ignored.
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> Spelling it that way sounds a bit like it happened "actively", but I guess
> Fosdem staff is busy with many other things that have higher priorities (to
> them).
> I say this without judging - it sounds like a good idea, while other things
> also sound important, and it's known that organizers are *very* busy with
> all they have to do already.
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> Basically, most of your suggestions could just be done by anyone who feels
> the thing is important(e.g. you and the other guy you mention).
> Just buy tags in advance(eventually find a sponsor as 4000 tags will sum up
> to quite a bit),
> appear to FOSDEM and place yourself on the infodesk as volunteer to do
> exactly this task - handing out these tags and pens to write names on them.
> I hope/assume you will happily get some place on the info desk to do it,
> otherwise place yourself in the entrance of each building somehow.
> Should be doable.

Providing an editable tag template on fosdem.org and allowing people
to print it before coming, might make things even easier.

Emil

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