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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo BOF at ApacheCon : Tuesday, Dec 13, 2005 - 8:30pm
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2005 19:19:46 GMT
On 12/8/05, Aaron Mulder <ammulder@alumni.princeton.edu> wrote:
>
> Just as an FYI, I believe Bruce and/or Jeff are doing a tutorial on
> Geronimo over the weekend, and I'm doing a talk on "J2EE Development
> with Apache Geronimo" on Wedensday morning.  So it would be nice to
> focus the BOF on things other than basic installation and J2EE
> development.
>
> I could do a lightning talk on our experience with Portlets, or the
> Management API, or something like that.
>
> We could also spend some time brainstorming on features for the next
> release, perhaps.


+1 for that... Personally, I think we should spend the entire time
discussing what's next -- target release dates, new functional capabilities,
long-term goals, etc.

--kevan

Aaron
>
> On 12/8/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. < geirm@apache.org> wrote:
> > We have a BOF slot at ApacheCon 2005.  We have 60 minutes, so I'd
> > like to see if we can pre-plan what we do and structure it a bit.
> > Aaron was interested in presenting something, and I'm sure others are
> > as well.
> >
> > So maybe we do something like 2-3 10 minute slots for formal
> > presentations.
> >
> > I'd really like to try doing "Geronimo Lightning Talks".  It would
> > work like this :
> >
> > 1) Anyone interested in speaking for 5 (five) minutes on any topic
> > related to Geronimo, serious or funny, technical or not, will put
> > their name on a slip of paper into a hat.  I'll bring a hat.
> >
> > 2) We choose names at random from the hat, and when your name is
> > called, you have 5 minutes to talk, including the time to get to the
> > front.
> >
> > 3) At the 5 minute mark, you will leave the front or be manhandled
> > off stage by our documentation goons.
> >
> > You can do this in pairs.  Humor is appreciated.  Any topic is
> > welcome, but please have some [tenuous] relationship to Geronimo.
> >
> > If you aren't used to talking in public, this is a great chance to
> > try it.  It's only for 5 minutes, it gets people a chance to know you
> > and what you are doing, and it really is an informal, fun setting...
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > geir
> >
> >
> > --
> > Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> > geirm@apache.org
> >
> >
> >
>

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