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From Jeremy Boynes <jboy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Incubator Lightning Talks at ApacheCon US?
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 15:48:51 GMT
On Sep 6, 2006, at 7:59 AM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> 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 :)
>
> If we have enough podlings to fill 2 hours with a bunch of 5 minute
> slots, sure - I don't think that'll be the case though.  But, we can
> compress the time available to the podling as more folks sign up.  If
> only one podling signs up, they get 2 hours to talk.  =)

So there's an incentive to hang back :-)

I would be interested in doing 5 minutes on Tuscany

--
Jeremy



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