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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [GT2006] The 5th Cocoon GetTogether: call for ideas
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 08:18:08 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Arje Cahn <> wrote:
>> ...- Who is willing to organize this year's event?..
> You guys did a great job last year, why not repeat it ;-)


>> - Where?
> Amsterdam is very convenient in terms of flights from many places.

Yep again!

>> - When?
> October was good.

Yep yep!

>> - How long?
> Two days is fine IMHO, but I'd suggest a two-days Hackathon including
> talks, see below.
>> - How big?
> Having just a Hackathon, with more or less improvised talks, might be
> cool and much easier to organize. People could sign up on site to give
> a talk while we're there, in an informal way.
> If I try to remember last year, for me the most information-rich time
> was the discussion of Cocoon internals at the Hackathon: a
> collaborative talk that didn't require much planning but where people
> could share their knowledge.
> The "public talks" day is also good, but such talks can also happen at
> ApacheCon and be received by wider audiences.

Exactly. As ApacheCon Europe is going to be held every year, it makes
sense to showcase and promote Cocoon there, reaching a more diverse

> Also, the venue should stay open (including Internet connection ;-)
> much longer than last time, say from 9AM to 10PM so that we don't have
> to rush out just when people start waking up....
>> ...I'd be happy to host the event in Amsterdam again...
> +1 for Arje and the Hippo team!



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