[Coco] Get Al to the Fest!
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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
> 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
> 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
> Color Computer Club do not have. I just assumed that with today's
> all that would be required would be an iphone or ipad2 with WiFi and a PC
> Streamer software installed on it and hard wired to Inet located
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
> 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
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>> 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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