On 8/12/2010 11:47 AM, Mary Barnes wrote:
However, based on the poll, it seemed that folks preferred Quebec City, which
suggests that the majority of folks don't favor the idea of returning to the
The danger, here, is a classic form of statistical sampling error. Was the
question asked of the right population of possible attendees?
Many IETF participants are well-funded, stay for the whole week and like being
Tourism is fun, but the danger is in tending to force a very narrow
'socio-economic status' demographic for IETF participation.
An example of the problem with the day pass experiment is our tendency to be at
venues that discourage one-day attendance.
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