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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How public is public?
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2011 23:36:43 GMT
+1

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:09 AM, Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 25 May 2011, Nick Burch wrote:
>>
>> Maybe one solution is to have two public lists for those interested in
>> discussing and organising events, one for the larger and one for the smaller
>> events. When an event is ready to kick off detailed planning, then likely
>> they'll fork off to their own planners list (which may well not be an ASF
>> one). I had thought that the small events one would co-exist on concom@, but
>> maybe you're right and it should be public
>
> Having thought on this one for a month, and based on the other responses
> too, I think this is probably the best option
>
> We've got apachecon-discuss@apache.org for the big events already. concom is
> there for policy discussions, and approvals. We'd then have something like
> small-events-discuss@apache.org for things like barcamps, small co-located
> tracks, retreats etc. This list would hold discussion and initial planning,
> and for small events probably all planning. For other events, once a team is
> in place and approval granted, they'd move off to their own "planners" list
> for most things.
>
> This small events list could hopefully be watched by people interested in
> organising events. For example, I'd hope that it could be used to reach out
> to people who might want to help with a one day event in Amsterdam after
> GotoCon (as being discussed on concom@). If we do get enough people, that
> discussion will fork off to another list, but for getting interest and
> deciding what sort of event is a good fit (hackathon vs barcamp), a small
> events list does seem like the right sort of place to have it.
>
> If we only have the two public lists, it'll hopefully prevent too much
> fragmentation
>
> What does everyone else think? (I think this is largely what several other
> people have suggested in other bits of the thread, but I want to check
> before going ahead!)
>
> Cheers
> Nick
>



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