Posted by Larry Hoover on April 3, 2005, at 21:59:59
In reply to Re: can only attend on 6/11 » Larry Hoover, posted by 10derHeart on April 3, 2005, at 13:26:13
> Honestly, I thought you definitely couldn't, from this post...
> So, there's still hope? I think that's great.
Maybe wishful thinking. The idea is attractive, but the probability is not very large.
In geek speak: "The probability function does not cross the line y = 0." There is a non-zero probability that I will come. How much more than zero is very hard to say.
> My strong impression from reading the Babble boards, is that you are someone special that other posters would very much want to be there :-)
Aw, shucks. <blush>
> I think it's rough planning something months out, since $$, time and circumstances can change so much for people. But, if you don't, sometimes the thing you want to do becomes too hard, if not impossible. No perfect solutions.
> If I continue to have a role in this, I'll keep in mind what you said. I guess it depends exactly what the group decides to do (I have no idea), as to which parts/things can be left "open" until the last minute. I'm sure it will work out okay.
I doubt I'm the only one who's a maybe. Firm commitments are hard to make, for a lot of people, and they might have kept quiet rather than give a false answer.