On Aug 21, 2005, at 8:41 AM, Daniel Schierbeck wrote:
> Lothar Scholz wrote:
>> This will be expensive (surely in the > US$ 100.000 range)!!!
>> Without doubt.

For the US speakers, I think Lothar meant US$100,000 aka 10 ** 5.

I suspect that a lot of Ruby fans would be willing to pool some  
donated money to make ruby.net happen, but probably not that much.