[Coco] Get Al to the Fest!

Aaron Wolfe aawolfe at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 15:21:53 EST 2012

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 3:04 PM, John Orwen <jorwen at neb.rr.com> wrote:
> Sometimes I don't think things out thoroughly before making suggestions.
> At times I don't take the time to think what is fair to one group vs another
> group
> but only what benefits me.
> I can't help but think I am not the only person in the Universe that would
> like to be
> at the event to take part in it and enjoy it but are just not able to.
> The intent of my suggestion was to increase the audience within the
> community
> for the event.  It was not in any way meant to detract from it.
> I didn't realize that it required special equipment that members of the
> Glenside
> Color Computer Club do not have.  I just assumed that with today's
> technology
> all that would be required would be an iphone or ipad2 with WiFi and a PC
> with
> Streamer software installed on it and hard wired to Inet located
> Somewhere/Anywhere.

There is no technical reason streaming from the fest cannot be done.
No special equipment is required, nor are any iThings required.
It is purely a question of whether it should be done, not one of if it
can be done.

> In recent times I think in the most simplest of ideas.
> I apologize for that.
> As another suggestion, someone who is able to attend that is not involved in
> sales or
> demonstrations may be willing to use a digital camera and take detailed
> coverage of
> events, discussions and demonstrations and package it up as a downloadable
> DVD .
> Something more comprehensive than the short videos on Utube.  Possibly it
> could be
> made available to download shortly after the event has concluded.  Since it
> would required time and effort on someone's part possibly a Paypal link
> could be attached
> to the download to compensate for it.  I would be willing to pay $15-$30 for
> one. Possibly
> others who cannot attend would to.  Is there any interest in this suggestion
> ?
> John
> On 2/18/2012 1:37 PM, Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
>> I'm in favor of making video available after the fest, but live streaming
>> is simply not fair for those people who make the effort to spend money to
>> fly or drive to the fest and pay to attend.
>> Best Regards,
>> Boisy G. Pitre
>> Join our forums at http://www.tee-boy.com/forums/ to exchange ideas and
>> information with other WeatherSnoop enthusiasts.
>> On Feb 18, 2012, at 1:32 PM, John Orwen wrote:
>>> Wouldn't it be nice if there would be a way to stream video/audio live
>>> during the hours of the events in the Cocofest
>>> so that those of us that aren't able or won't be able to attend could
>>> partially enjoy it as it takes place as well ?
>>> I have only been able to attend one of them and I can say that I
>>> thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience.
>>> John N0GFB
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