Poor Jake received a rather curse ridden vent email from me about the timing of this particular ask. Mr. OTN and himself helped to spearhead the initial push to sell T-Shirts to help fund my trip.
Enough about the past though. I'll just have to wait until next year.
With the volume of information both via twitter and blogs, I don't know if I would even need to attend...no, that's dumb, I need to cash in those beer I.O.U.s. :)
All of us not attending, will at least be able to see many (all?) of the keynote speeches via Oracle OpenWorld Live. At 5:45 PST, Larry Ellison and Scott McNealy will be speaking on Oracle and Sun:
Sunday is also SUNday at the show. So what's the scoop with Sun? Find out tomorrow—straight from the source—during the opening keynote in Moscone North, Hall D at 5:45 p.m. Scott McNealy is hosting an onstage discussion with Larry Ellison on Sun and Oracle's future plans.which you'll be able to watch on the LiveStream site. I'm getting headphones so I can listen at work this week. I'll still have coverage posted, just without the fun of getting to know everyone in real-life.