Hi Judy,

Clinton D. Judy wrote:



> I'm going to this conference 90% to learn Ruby and
> keep up with the Ruby world, and 10% or so to meet
> and hang out with other Rubyists.

That's what all conferences are about.  Just ask.  Don't pre-judge your
boss.  (S)he may not be the a$$hole you're afraid of.

> if this conference were in Minnesota in the dead of winter,
> the office would know for CERTAIN that there were no
> other reason for me wanting to go there. November in
> Florida? Boss may want to go instead (not a Ruby user).

You're right.   Suggest that the boss may want to attend too.  Build
support.

HTH,
Bill

Tips?



Clinton Judy

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