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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU local area information needed!
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:42:15 GMT
Hi Nick,

very good idea, it will be really helpful.

Regards
JB

On 06/13/2012 01:19 AM, Nick Burch wrote:
> Hi All
>
> As hopefully everyone is aware, the ApacheCon Europe event isn't taking
> place in a hotel this time. Instead, we'll be at a dedicted conference
> venue, which means people will need more information than usual about
> the local area.
>
> I had a chat with a few people at Berlin Buzzwords last week about this,
> and the general consensus seemed to be that the wiki would be a good
> place to capture this information, and that we'll be best off
> crowd-sourcing it from our volunteers (everyone on this list!). I
> believe that while some parts can probably only be done by people
> nearby, a lot of it can be done by anyone with help from google :)
>
> I think the initial list of information we want to provide to people is:
> * If you want to stay near the venue, what accomodation options are there
> nearby?
> * If you're happy to stay further out, which major towns / cities are a
> sensible journey by public transport? For these places, what is the
> normal journey length, what's the typical service interval (including in
> the evening, post meetups etc), and what's a typical return fare?
> * For people looking for drinks / near the venue (eg people not attending
> that evening's meetups etc), what are the options?
> * If a group of people wanted to get together to book out somewhere to
> stay, near-ish the venue, are there any sensible options for larger
> groups? (Say 20-40 people range)
>
> For now, I think the best place to capture this info is on some new
> pages on the ApacheCon Wiki:
> <http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/FrontPage>. I guess we'll want a few
> new pages, linked from the ApacheCon EU 2012 section, feel free to set
> out the structure if you're happy to put in the work populating the
> content :)
>
> For spam protection reasons, you'll need to be added to the contributors
> group[1] before you can edit, if you're not already listed from a past
> event. If you register and reply to this with your username, we'll get
> you listed hopefully pretty quickly, so you can get on and edit.
>
> Cheers
> Nick

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Jean-Baptiste Onofré
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