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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Meetup at ApacheCon? --> Room nearby!
Date Tue, 31 May 2005 05:19:05 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> >Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> >
> >>Good news: we can have a room at the FHT for the
> >>evenings, thanks to Prof. Hauber.
> >
> >Hey this is great news. Thanks to Johannes and Peter for solving this
> >problem for us.
> >
> >>We'll need to decide when we'll meet.
> >
> >OK, I suggest to have
> >
> >- the general Forrest Meetup on Wednesday evening
> >  (the day of our Forrest presentation) so that people can come and
> >  ask more questions ...
> >
> >- the views-workshop on Thursday so that people won't have to hang
> >  around for all three days of the conference.
> >
> >With Johannes' mail saying "evenings" (plural) I'd gratefully take the
> >offered room for both evenings to not exclude people. If that is not
> >stretching Peter's hospitality too far?
> >
> >Would 19:00 hrs be good time to start?
> >
> >I'm off-line till Wednesday. Since some people need to arrange for
> >their travel we should decide soon. So how about taking the time to
> >comment until Wednesday so we can finalize the arrangements this week?
> 
> I like your proposal, if it needs to change to accommodate other people 
> that is fine by me. I will be in Germany for about a week in total. Most 
> of it I will not be in Stuttgart however, I will ensure I am present 
> when there is anything "Forrest" going on.
> 
> >(Below I'll include the agenda for both meetings from previous mail.)
> >
> >--
> >Ferdinand Soethe
> >
> >We General Exchange on Forrest
> >
> >   an opportunity for Forrest users and developers to meet and have an
> >   open exchange about Forrest. If we have enough people committed to
> >   participating, we could/should we announce this meeting in our
> >   Forrest session for interested people to join us.
> 
> It is possible that we will not have many non-Forrest people taking this 
> up. If this is the case I would like to use this time to do some forward 
> planning and bug fixing. Will there be net access in this room?
> 
> I see this as being compatible with an "open exchange" with potential 
> users and devs as we can ask what peoples use cases are and discuss 
> whether Forrest should/would be considered for that use case. In cases 
> where Forrest seems appropriate we can look at what changes need to be made.
> 
> >Th Workshop Forrest Views
> >
> >   with Thorsten explaining the concept and practical details of his
> >   Forrest-Views and plenty of opportunity to ask questions.
> >
> >   My hope is that I will have a chance to understand Views after that
> >   which means that we will address people with a limited
> >   understanding of Forrest and Plug-ins.
> >
> >   Duration: ~ 2 hrs?
> 
> I propose no changes at all to this part of the agenda. Views is key to 
> the next release of Forrest and will, I think, finally see us moving to 
> a subset of XHTML2 as the internal. This should be a purely design 
> focused meeting.

I agree with all of those aims. However i propose a different
schedule so that we fit in better with the ApacheCon events,
especially the Welcoming Reception and the official Birds of a
Feather (BoF) sessions.
http://apachecon.com/2005/EU/html/sessions.html

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Event: Apache Committers Hackathon

Date: Tuesday

Location: ApacheCon

Topics: Meet other committers. Open discussion. Bug fixing.

Audience: Committers only.

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Event: Apache Forrest project workshop

Date: Tuesday 19:00 until whenever.

Location: The HfT room.

Topics: Views, XHTML internal format, project planning.

Audience: Anyone is welcome, but discussions will be technical
and will assume knowledge of Forrest. We will certainly answer
questions to ensure that people understand background. However
the main aim is an intensive project design session.

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Event: Apache Forrest get together

Date: Wednesday 20:00 until whenever

Location: The HfT room.

Topics: Open discussions.

Audience: Anyone.

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Event: Apache Forrest Birds of a Feather (BoF) session

Date: Thursday 20:00 until 21:00

Location: ApacheCon

Topics: Open discussions.

Audience: Conference attendees.

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