"Most of the 1,500 OSCON 2004 attendees in Portland managed to
shake off the city's abnormally hot weekend and the Portland
Brewer's Festival to show up for informative training and
discussion sessions on an array of open source languages and
software as the event kicked off Monday.
"Unfortunately, a case of apparent food poisoning spoiled a
presentation on open source single sign-on by Bryan Field-Elliot,
CTO of Ping Identity Corporation. Not a very good way for the local
restaurants to start Rip City's 'geek week.' (We all hope you are
feeling better, Bryan...)"