I've given your proposal more thought and, given the past expressed desires
for a contest at the SAS-L meetup, I'll propose the following modified
version of your proposal:
1. A total of 15 minutes of the BOF would be devoted to the type of
presentations you proposed.
2. Entries will have to be submitted, to the meetup chair, at least one
minute before the start of the meetup.
3. The MAXIMUM time allotted for any presentation will be 15 divided by the
number of entries
4. If a presentation goes over the allotted time, by even one second, the
entry will be automatically disqualified.
5. At the end of the fifteen minutes if there are any remaining entrants,
the winner will be selected, by a show of hands, with the voters being
anyone who is in attendance at the meetup.
6. If there is a winner, they will be announced at the closing ceremony by
the conference chair and awarded one of MMMMIIIIKKKKEEE's books (if there is
a tie for first place, each winner will be announced and awarded one of
Good revision or do I, too, simply have too much time on my hands and
really, really, r-e-a-l-l-y need to get a life?!?!?
On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:12:49 -0500, Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
>I vote for the last self-evaluation comment you made, namely:
>do I simply have too much time on my hands and really, really, r-e-a-l-l-y
>need to get a life?!?!?
>Yes! But definitely do keep the ideas coming. You have been known to come
>with some good ones!