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From Ulrich Stärk <>
Subject Re: The theory of retreats
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:38:13 GMT
Right now we are using a mailing list hosted by Isabel Drost. Not everyone has a XING account,
though, so a mailing list might be better suited. Or is there a way to hook up a mailing list
with a
XING group?


On 03.03.2011 15:34, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
> Are you using XING or similar to announce/organize the event? If a
> XING group is used, people can follow (like me). And probably other
> events like a bavaria barcamp could join teh group too
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Ulrich Stärk <> wrote:
>> We are doing something like this in Berlin already: every month or so we meet for
an Apache Dinner.
>> Usually there are 2-4 members, 6 or so committers and a few guests, all from the
>> Uli
>> On 03.03.2011 14:54, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>>> I feel simliar to Benson. Ireland is very nice, but it has a very high
>>> cost on time.
>>> I just took a look at the committers map. Wasn't there an effort
>>> before to bring together Apache people (and interested) in a specific
>>> area? 10 people from bavaria can make it in one day to an event and
>>> back. Cost should be very low. Of course not the same as a big
>>> meet'n'greet in ireland, but it might help people coming into apache
>>> or finally meet at least the people near you. From bavaria, I would
>>> propose the name "Apache Stammtisch". ;-)
>>> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Benson Margulies <>
>>>> I have interest, but I have a very, very, strong priority toward
>>>> family on free time, and it's not so easy to transport the skating
>>>> competitions, piano lessons, and other family weekend activities to
>>>> Ireland. Aide from the fact that, as part of that priority, I tend to
>>>> want to spend the time with the family, wherever we are at. It is true
>>>> that Vermont (say) might be more digestible than Ireland :-) Please
>>>> don't interpret this as some sort of dog-in-manger ("I don't want to
>>>> do it so it shouldn't exist") attitude.

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