[Ffmpeg-devel] [Linuxtag] floor plan and accomodation

Måns Rullgård mru
Fri Apr 7 15:55:57 CEST 2006

Oded Shimon said:
> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 01:51:15AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> writes:
>> > On Friday, 07 April 2006 at 01:58, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >> An email just came in from the Linuxtag organizers.  A preliminary
>> >> floor plan has finally been drawn up.  We've been suitably placed next
>> >> to Linux Audio, VDR, and MythTV.
>> >
>> > Yay! :)
>> >
>> >> With less than a month to go, I'd like to see some planning activity
>> >> get started.  For starters, who's coming, and for how long?  I'll be
>> >> there for the entire duration, arriving the day before to set things
>> >> up, and I have a flight back on Sunday, so will be able to take part
>> >> in tearing things down too.  I'll bring with me a laptop, some DVDs,
> I'll be there for the entire duration. Is there anything special helpful I
> can bring?... I don't even have a laptop...

Then just bring your technical expertise and a friendly smile.

>> >> 3. Special Rate at Achat Hotel and Crowne Plaza
>> >>
>> >> We have special rates for two hotels in Wiesbaden. The Achat Hotel is a
>> >> 10 minutes walk from the exhibition away. The price for a single room is
>> >> 54 EUR, a double 59 EUR per night. The Crowne Plaza is located besides
>> >> the Rhein-Main-Hallen (3 minutes) and more comfortable. A single room
>> >> costs 109 EUR, a double 119 EUR per night. All rates include breakfast.
>> >> If you would like to place an order, please contact schulte at linuxtag.org
>> >> We need your first- and lastname, arrival and departure date, single- or
>> >> double room and if you prefer a smoker or non-smoker room.
>> >
>> > Special rates my arse. As I've already written, I've found a hotel 200m
>> > from the exhibition area for 54EUR with breakfast. Of course, you had to
>> > book it quite early to get such price, but it was possible.
>> Thanks for doing the research.  I've already booked myself a room
>> there.
> Is it still possible to book at this hotel? And at what price?

You'd have to ask them yourself.  The name is Hotel Luisenhof, and their
phone number is +49 6 11 39 78 80.

> My uncle lives in Frankfurt and I'll possibly be staying at his place for
> most of the time, but I need to know - is there a train station close to
> LinuxTag event, and how much would a train from Frankfurt to Weisbaden
> cost?

Wiesbaden is something like half an hour by local train from Frankfurt.
You can check the prices on bahn.de.

> BTW, I'm quite bummed out by lack of people going to this, I was hoping to
> at least meet most of the team there. :/

I'm getting the impression a fair number of the more active team members
will be there.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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