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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FOSDEM
Date Thu, 16 Jul 2015 08:34:38 GMT
That should actually be 'FOSDEM 2016'.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 10:07 AM, Tony Stevenson <pctony@apache.org> wrote:

> 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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