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From Mark Dewey <milde...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NGCC?
Date Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:07:52 GMT
Blot out the sun and talk about Cassandra? Seems kind of on the nose, right?

On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 8:53 AM Russell Bradberry <rbradberry@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I’m just throwing this out there, mostly because I’m a science nerd, but
> why not August 21st in the viewability range for the Solar eclipse?  Here
> is a map showing the best viewing areas.
> http://www.eclipse2017.org/2017/maps.htm (
>
>
> Thanks,
> -Russ
>
>
> On 6/1/17, 2:03 PM, "Jason Brown" <jasedbrown@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     I kind of agree with Russ, here. However, at the same time, a
> once-a-year,
>     in-person meeting that not everyone can physically attend isn't the
> only
>     avenue to bring up issues for discussion. All
> influencers/developers/power
>     users/whatevers should be encouraged to start discussions on the dev@
> ML,
>     at anytime. In addition to being more in the Apache Way, it's
> trackable,
>     maintains history, and is publicly open to everyone. Traditionally, we
> as a
>     community haven't done so well with dev@ discussions, although I
> think it's
>     better than a few years ago and we are improving.
>
>     All this being said, I think having an in-person get together of the
>     developers (and any others) to help discuss roadmap, new and crazy
> ideas
>     wrt implementation, and just generally hang out is good thing. As space
>     usually follows budget, if we end up constrained for a NGCC, we may
> need to
>     be more (or less) selective than in years past -  I don't know how
> that'll
>     happen, but perhaps we can find a way with PMC voting or something
> along
>     those lines.
>
>     I like the idea of a NGCC, but we shouldn't subscribe to it as the only
>     medium for discussions of big issues/features/concerns.
>
>     -Jason
>
>     p.s. Yes, Jira can serve a similar purpose as a dev@ thread, but it's
>     usually not a great place to have design discussions of large features
> (I'm
>     guilty of this).
>
>     On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:09 AM, K.Tomita <tomitakazutaka@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>     > I'm organizer for Cassandra Summit Tokyo.
>     > we are Cassandra user's group of Japan.
>     > We're planning to hold a conference by Tokyo to invite some
> committers
>     > at a first week in October.
>     > I'm preparing in order to announce it while being close.
>     >
>     > And I welcome NGCC.
>     > As far as possible , I'd like to cooperate.
>     >
>     >
>     > ** I hope tomorrow will be a good day **
>     >
>     >        Tomita Kazutaka
>     >
>     >  mailto:tomitakazutaka@gmail.com
>     >  blog  : http://www.intheforest.jp/blog/
>     >  twitter:http://twitter.com/railute
>     > ***** **** **** **** **** **** **** ****
>     >
>     >
>     > 2017-06-02 1:02 GMT+09:00 Russell Bradberry <rbradberry@gmail.com>:
>     > >> read: developers *of* Cassandra
>     > >
>     > > Historically it has not only been developers of Cassandra but also
>     > specific power users, influencers, and experts.  If you want to be
>     > successful in deciding the direction of a product, you need more
> than its
>     > developers present.  For instance, I am not a Cassandra developer,
> but I
>     > have been invited every year. Same with folks like Peter Bailis, Rick
>     > Branson, and others who come in with a wealth of knowledge around
> varying
>     > use cases.  Unfortunately, I missed that last two years, but was
> hoping to
>     > make it this year.
>     > >
>     > > -Russ
>     > >
>     > > On 6/1/17, 11:53 AM, "Eric Evans" <john.eric.evans@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>     > >
>     > >     On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 2:19 PM, Eric Evans <
>     > john.eric.evans@gmail.com> wrote:
>     > >     > Hi,
>     > >     >
>     > >     > Is anyone working on an NGCC event for this year? Given all
> of the
>     > >     > recent changes, it seems like it could be really useful. If
> not, is
>     > >     > there interest? When would be good, September? October? What
> about
>     > >     > location? I think we could get the space to host such an
> even in
>     > >     > either San Antonio (centrally located), or San Francisco (San
>     > >     > Franciscoly located).
>     > >     >
>     > >     > Thoughts?
>     > >
>     > >     And to be clear:
>     > >
>     > >     NGCC == Next Generation Cassandra Conference
>     > >
>     > >     And conference may or may not be a misnomer here.  I think
> what we're
>     > >     talking about is more of a meeting of Cassandra developers
> (read:
>     > >     developers *of* Cassandra), to discuss their respective needs /
>     > plans,
>     > >     and to talk about how that might fit into a project road map.
>     > >
>     > >     IMO, a successful event would result in ideas and help inform
>     > >     consensus about where the project is going, what is important,
> and
>     > who
>     > >     is willing to collaborate on what.  I do not see this as a
> place
>     > where
>     > >     actual decisions would be made, that wouldn't be inclusive of
> all the
>     > >     people unable to attend.
>     > >
>     > >     HTH,
>     > >
>     > >     --
>     > >     Eric Evans
>     > >     john.eric.evans@gmail.com
>     > >
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