[talk] BSDCan 2024

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Wed May 24 19:06:00 EDT 2023

On Tue, May 23, 2023 at 10:12:22PM -0400, George Rosamond wrote:
> Dan is stepping back, and a federally overseer has been mandated.
> https://mwl.io/archives/22799
> I am disturbed by the mask policy. COVID-mitigating masks are fine with
> me. But apparently this BSDCan overseer character is a heavy in the
> horror/scifi writers guild, and I suspect they don't mean COVID masks.
> In all seriousness, it was a nice run Dan, and we were glad to be a
> small part from the beginning.  Running a con is a lot of work. It's not
> just having some checklist that you move through quickly. It's like
> having an intense part-time job for months and the boss is particularly
> demanding. And the stakes are high.
> Like MWL wrote,
> One thing that the BSD community has historically excelled at is passing
> leadership from one generation to the next.
> I hope others on talk@ can take the time to attend and contribute to the
> new era of BSDCans.

hey this is great news - so thankful for all the work Dan has done, i can't
imagine the months of prep that need to get done to make it happen every
year.  sounds like its getting put in good hands too - hopefully this'll
be happening for years to come!


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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