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Re: Google to pay for HTMLWG invited experts at TPAC 2009

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 19:55:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907311952590.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 31 Jul 2009, Ian Hickson wrote:
> As you may have heard, the W3C will be charging $50 per day per person for 
> permission to contribute to the specifications we are working on at the 
> TPAC event this November.
>    http://www.w3.org/2009/11/TPAC/
> Because Google values the input from the public, and does not believe you 
> should be charged for your feedback, Google is hereby announcing that we 
> will pay these W3C fees for up to 20 people.
> This offer is open to all members of the working group who are not members 
> of W3C member organisations, on a first-come first-served basis. Google is 
> willing to pay for November 4th, November 5th, and November 6th (the 
> plenary day and the two HTML working group days).
> If you are interested, please let me know.

Just so that there is no ambiguity, I just want to remind people who are 
not in the bay area that unfortunately Google isn't able to also cover 
your travel and hotel fees, only the $150 fee that the W3C is charging.

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