Paul Robinson wrote:
On Mar 18, Brian E Carpenter <brian(_at_)hursley(_dot_)ibm(_dot_)com> wrote:
That's an interesting assertion, but it isn't true. The decline in IETF
since the economic downturn started is across the board - large companies
just as sensitive to meeting costs as small companies or individuals. The
idea of tiered prices is based on a massive misunderstanding of the way
I can assure you it isn't. Have you noticed that nobody from any company has
piped up in this thread to say "oooh, no, that would be a bad idea!".
Have another look at my email address.
assure you that for large multi-nationals the difference between paying $500
for a delegate and $5000 is a drop in the proverbial ocean, especially when
it comes to standards tracking.
I can assure you that you are as wrong as it's possible to be about this.