Re: [dev] [slcon] Call for Papers 2013

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 16:43:30 +0100


On Sun, 17 Mar 2013 16:43:30 +0100 Chris Down <> wrote:
> On 2013-03-17 16:11, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> > Video recordings tend to have a waste of storage and a future recov‐
> > ery of what was said in them is not easy. The easiest way to preserve
> > what was said is to publish the slides and if they are only text make
> > the PDF a text file.
> Talks are not only about the content, but the presentation, the delivery, and
> the whole package. Not all of that can be contained in a PDF or a text file.

As you said: »not aall of that can be contained«. The last 5% of meta
information do not rectify the waste of hundreds of megabytes of hard‐
drive space and of bandwidth to mirror that information. Visit the con‐
ference, if you need Dolby Surround and 3D.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Sun Mar 17 2013 - 16:43:30 CET

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