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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ApacheCON EU Budapest is history but will forever be remembered.
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:08:11 GMT
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Matt Franklin <m.ben.franklin@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Mon Dec 01 2014 at 12:22:29 PM Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On 11/21/2014 03:45 PM, jan i wrote:
> > > Hi all.
> > >
> > > As one who participated in apacheCON Budapest and had an awesome
> week,let
> > > me simply congratulate Rich Bowen as "mr apacheCON", The Linux
> Foundation
> > > Team as producer and everybody who helped make it happen.
> > >
> > > To all of you JOB WELL DONE !!!
> >
> > Amen and amen. Things could hardly have gone better (except if more of
> > you were there), and the venue was absolutely gorgeous. A huge thank you
> > to all of the people that worked so hard to make me look good. ;-)
> >
> >
> > >
> > > As I told LF, my only complaint is that I cannot find anything to
> > complain
> > > about.
> >
> > In all seriousness, my complaint is that there were so few of us there.
> > We clearly need to a better job of articulating to our committers and
> > their employees the value of this event. I will be attempting, over the
> > coming weeks, to begin to articulate this, in various places, probably
> > starting with my blog, but also looking for other places to preach the
> > gospel, and will be looking for your help in doing this.
> >
>
> Even as someone who knew that it was happening, and roughly when it was
> going to be, I missed major milestone announcements.  IMO, improving
> awareness though additional communications, especially from PMCs, would
> help a lot.


I read what you are saying, but  we actually sent a lot of mails out, my
concern is that more mails would just be spam.

Do you have a suggestion as to how we get the attention of people (PMCs and
everybody who potentially would/will come) ?

rgds
jan i



>
> >
> > >
> > > ApacheCON seems to use bigger shoes everytime (looking at the foot
> > print),
> > > so I look forward to see how apacheCON Austin will be even more
> awesome.
> > >
> > > To those of you who was not there.....mark 13th - 17th april 2015 in
> your
> > > calendars and come to apacheCON NA in Austin texas.
> >
> > +1
> >
> > Start working on your budget folks there to free up some dollars to send
> > you, and also to sponsor the event. Please see
> > https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/apachecon_
> > north_america_returns_to
> > for the specific ways that we need your help leading up to Austin.
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com <javascript:;> - @rbowen
> > http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
> >
>


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