In message <86hdj68gpr(_dot_)fsf(_at_)romeo(_dot_)rtfm(_dot_)com>, Eric
"Spencer Dawkins" <spencer(_at_)mcsr-labs(_dot_)org> writes:
Paris is hosted (including the WLAN), so there is at least 6 months
until it is needed
(is Nortel providing the Vancouver WLAN?).
OK, on a side note... a quick look back at
http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/directory.html enties since 2000 makes
me think we're still pretty successful at finding hosts for IETFs
OUTSIDE the US, but about 50-percent successful at finding hosts
INSIDE the US, and especially in Minneapolis...
I'm not privy to exactly how the secretariat decides on the venues,
but I suspect that the relationship may be the reverse. I.e.,
that we have meetings in Minneapolis when we don't get an
offer of a host somewhere else.
One aspect was that the original Minneapolis deal was for several
meetings -- it was a good deal, so they accepted it, but we had to go
back. The secretariat also found the hotel very good to work with, as
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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