I am writing this for RenderX (http://renderx.com/). Couple of people
from RenderX that were planning to go to RailsConf can’t make it. So,
we’d like to offer the tickets to the community. RenderX will be
happy to sponsor 2 deserving hackers and give out tickets for free.
Alternately, if your company will pay for you and all you need is a
seat, that’s fine too. I’ve checked with O’Reilly, and we’ll be able
to transfer tickets to you during registration in Portland (I am
If you are interested, please reply to this email. In couple of
sentences, please tell us who you are and whether you want tix for
free or face value. I’ll get back to the “winners” within 24 hours.
RenderX is in the digital typography business – we make software to
typeset high-quality printed output (PDF, PS, etc). Kinda like TeX
but 20 years later. If you are doing something related that would be
cool, but not necessary.