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Re: International Conference Venues

From: Daniel Smith <opened.to@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 14:50:38 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=i5=ZnmBwbiRbAdXTq7=wky-Z8Gc0QajErU_Av@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Wow, that's great, Dick.
Can I ask you what you're opening the xslt in?
I don't get much in my browser.
Thanks for the "now for something completely different."
Remember the Cheese Shop? (Not cheese)
Those guys were so funny.
Saved me from a broken childhood.
:)

On 10/16/10, Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> More often than not, the Cities which host conferences with
> international scope are on the same short list.  Getting on the "short
> list" for the Olympics, The World Cup, The Super Bowl, etc. is High Art
> for Municipal Governments because success in staging a major event can
> be very kind indeed to the Local Economy.
>
> Where the topic of a conference is Government or Governance, a
> certain amount of empirical information about the higher levels of
> government present is useful to understand regional statistical reports put
> forth
>  at a national level.
>
> The same general XML format used for "My World", "My European Union" can be
> used to map these "Points of Interest" without swamping you with details.
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/sun/spookville/xslt
> I can't tell a Municipality how to land a Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLV
> February 6, 2011, Fort Worth, TX).  I can congratulate Fort Worth for
> finding yet another way to annoy Dallas (always fun).  But I have it on
> reasonably good authority that if you made such a list the National
> Football League would sue your socks off, because they must have thought of
> it first.  Try the Olympics or World Cup now that you have the template ;o)
> --Gannon
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