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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Knowing which talks are already claimed by another ApacheCon track?
Date Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:52:09 GMT
I've posted a spreadsheet in another thread.


Last year we had enormous confusion because people took a DRAFT 
spreadsheet as final notice, and made plans accordingly.

We definitely need better tools for this.


On 02/17/2015 12:27 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> So, the trouble with this process last year was that there were 4
> mutually contradictory docs floating around.
> On 02/16/2015 03:36 PM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) wrote:
>> It's probably best we start an online doc somewhere...
>> Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rich Bowen []
>> Sent: Monday, February 16, 2015 12:29 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Knowing which talks are already claimed by another
>> ApacheCon track?
>> On 02/16/2015 11:49 AM, Nick Burch wrote:
>>> Hi All
>>> I'm trying to finalise the Content Technologies track for Austin, but
>>> I'm struggling to know which talks have already been "claimed" by
>>> other tracks. Some of the ones I want to include have review comments
>>> which suggest they might have been, and some I'd just guess might be.
>>> I can't seem to see anything conclusive in the review app though.
>>> For the ones overlapping with Science&Healthcare, I'm getting round
>>> this by having the chair of that track just mark up my google doc
>>> spreadsheet with the talks he's already claimed, which just-about
>>> works but may not scale! Is there a more general way I can see what
>>> other track chairs are planning to take?
>>> (If not, I can just send my list of talks, and hope for the best...)
>> Yeah, that's why I've asked folks to post their proposed tracks here
>> -- because there's no good way to do this in the CFP itself. I hope
>> that by the next event there will be a "track chair" access level,
>> where people can claim tracks.
>> Better yet, if we can persuade LF to open source the CFP system ...
>> --
>> Rich Bowen - - @rbowen -
>> @apachecon

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