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From Tony Stevenson <pct...@apache.org>
Subject Re: FOSDEM
Date Thu, 16 Jul 2015 08:07:53 GMT
Page now showing here -
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COMDEV/FOSDEM+2015




-- 

Many thanks,
Tony

On Thu, 16 Jul 2015, at 01:38 AM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> This is turning into quite a long thread ;-) Shall we start a wiki
> page to coordinate all the FOSDEM activities (same way
> we do for ApacheCON)?
> 
> I don't seem to have enough karma to start a new page on ComDev
> wiki, but I can surely contribute if somebody at least starts a page.
> 
> Any takers?
> 
> Thanks,
> Roman.
> 
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 2:25 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > On 15/07/2015 jan i wrote:
> >>
> >> On 14 July 2015 at 09:06, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On 13/07/2015 jan i wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> who takes lead on keeping an eye on the FOSDEM team?
> >>>
> >>> I usually monitor that, and I can notify this list too this year (even
> >>> though now is way too early for me to have any ideas about my possible
> >>> commitment to an OpenOffice and/or and Apache presence).
> >>>
> >> thanks a lot for volunteering to help keep a finger on the pulse.
> >> It might be that you do not have any idea about the AOO presence, but it
> >> seems I am in a more lucky position
> >
> >
> > Well, it seems I didn't write it in a clear way. My quote above should mean
> > something like "I have no idea if I will be at FOSDEM", not "I have no idea
> > if OpenOffice/Apache will be at FOSDEM". I doubt that could be
> > misunderstood, but with a lot of mails misunderstandings just happen and are
> > not a big issue.
> >
> >>> For reference: last year the call was mid-September with a deadline of
> >>> mid-November and the conference was in late January like this year.
> >>
> >> The dates I have been told are saturday 30 january 2016 to sunday 31
> >> january 2016.
> >
> >
> > These are the official dates, sure. I wanted to say (and here I admit I
> > wrote it in a confusing way!): FOSDEM 2016 will be more or less in the same
> > period as FOSDEM 2015. For FOSDEM 2015 calls were sent out mid-September
> > 2014 with a deadline in mid-November 2014. It is reasonable to expect a
> > similar timeline this year.
> >
> >> - AOO traditionally has a double table on the first floor, I would would
> >> like (as ASF and AOO) to get 4 tables in the ground floor.
> >
> >
> > It would be great to have both, not at the expense of visibility though. I
> > would suggest to wait for the call and read it before exploring
> > possibilities. I'm much in favor of an Apache presence. I don't know if one
> > can ask for a specific floor... but again, reading the call can probably
> > help a lot!
> >
> >> - if we have enough projects, we can try and make a Apache dev.room (AOO
> >> might prefer to be in open editors room). Is it ok if I write to all PMCS
> >> asking for interest ?
> >
> >
> > I tend to think like Rich on this: a "virtual" track would be very smart
> > (i.e., we --oops, I am already assuming I will be at FOSDEM!-- have a poster
> > at the booth where we highlight all Apache-related talks), but these talks
> > happen in different devrooms, since the devrooms are not arranged by
> > Foundation but by topic.
> >
> >> - Which message to do we want to bring across ? just that we exist or more
> >> ?
> >
> >
> > More!
> >
> >> - Is the booth a place for people to join Apache, or just a "we exist, go
> >> and look us up" ?
> >
> >
> > It is a developer conference. I would consider it a success if developers
> > who visit the booth consider putting their "reasonably serious" projects in
> > the Incubator and have a good understanding of the advantages this brings.
> >
> >> Please if somebody feel I bully by taking lead, please tell me
> >
> >
> > Come on... You are welcome to do so! Simply, I can't take commitments since
> > at this moment late January 2016 is off the radar for me (to be clear, I
> > want to say: it's too early for me to know whether I will be in Brussels at
> > FOSDEM in late January 2016).
> >
> > Regards,
> >   Andrea.

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