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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: The theory of retreats
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:43:48 GMT
> Right now we are using a mailing list hosted by Isabel Drost. Not everyone has a XING
> though, so a mailing list might be better suited. Or is there a way to hook up a mailing
list with a
> XING group?

No, no way to combine this. Guess it will get more visibility through
such a group. Probably plannings can be done on the ml, announcements
and discussions with non-committers on xing.

btw, whats ml are using? I would like to subscribe, if possible

> Uli
> 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 area.
>>> 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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