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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Incubator Lightning Talks at ApacheCon US?
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 10:01:00 GMT
+1 on five minutes.

I'd like to do such a talk on Trinidad
(I guess it's lightning like ever... w/o slides and box, but beer ;) )

-Matt

On 9/6/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > Our initial idea was to have short (15-min?) talks about as many podlings as we
> > can fit in to the timeslot.  Tell us what the project is about, who is
> > involved, why I should download it, etc, etc.  You've got 15 minutes to
> > convince a room full of Apache folks to contribute to your project.  Go forth.
>
> 15 minutes is way too long.  If you can't digest it to 5 minutes their eyes
> have glazed over, if they aren't excited enough to dig into the project by then
> you failed to persuade :)
>
> Otherwise - great idea!
>
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-- 
Matthias Wessendorf

further stuff:
blog: http://jroller.com/page/mwessendorf
mail: mwessendorf-at-gmail-dot-com

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