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Donald Eastlake d3e3e3 at
Thu Sep 13 19:55:07 UTC 2012

The 2015 WorldCon site selection is contested. There is a group
seeking selection for the Disney Coronado Spring Resort in Florida but
also competing groups seeking Spokane, Washington, and Helsinki,

 Donald E. Eastlake 3rd   +1-508-333-2270 (cell)
 155 Beaver Street, Milford, MA 01757 USA
 d3e3e3 at

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra at> wrote:
> My best friend just got back from Chicon 7 last week, this year's World
> Science Fiction Convention.  He tells me that the networking at the con hotel,
> the Chicago Hyatt, was miserable, whether wired or wireless... and that Sprint
> 4G wasn't much better.
> I'm talking to the people who will probably be, in 2015, running the first
> Worldcon I can practically drive to, in Orlando, at -- I think -- the Disney
> World Resort.  I've told them how critical the issue is for this market; they,
> predictably, replied "We look forward to your patch".  :-}
> I know without a doubt that this is a problem NANOG PCs deal with 3 times a
> year; is there any collected wisdom on the web already about how this has
> been dealt with, that I can pore over?  Pointers to good archive threads?
> If not, do any of the people who've already done have 5 minutes to chime in
> on what they did and what they learned?
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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