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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: The theory of retreats
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:34:32 GMT
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 <> wrote:
>>> 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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