[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] FFmpeg "developers conference"
Mon Jun 18 17:05:50 CEST 2007
On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 16:27:43 -0400
"Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> wrote:
> > it's quite hard to get visa to the US, at least for east-europeans...
> This is pure FUD. Tourists don't need visa,
Nope. Only tourists from a few selected countries (mostly western
europe, and vasal countries) do not need visas. All other need a
visa for the USA, no matter how short their stay is.
> only people intending to work
> (for money) or those staying for over 1 months . Also, terrorists,
> convicted criminals and people from the nazi regime are inelligeble. I don't
> think any of this applies to a ffmpeg dev visiting a conference.
Having a slightly darkish skin, a few stubbles and you are elligble
for a full search, a few hours of lost time and a missed flight.
Though worst what you can have is being Italian, having a Swiss
passport and speaking Spanish.
Praised are the Fountains of Shelieth, the silver harp of the waters,
But blest in my name forever this stream that stanched my thirst!
-- Deed of Morred
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