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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: Apache Flex
Date Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:01:37 GMT
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:
> Der all,
>
> Now that the Call for Papers has been announced broadly via the official Apache communication
channels and others, whereas the announcement of the EU event was communicated more informally,
we see a lot of potential presentations, talks and workshops popping up that have a hard time
to be placed in any of the listed tracks.
>
> I agree that a renaming of tracks and a realignment of projects and papers could not
only lessen the confusion for the submitters of papers but also enhance the importance of
the event for potential visitors.
>
> The track name proposal of Tim makes sense in that way, but only with good descriptions
of tracks and target audiences. Let me present an example.
>
> The track Enterprise could have following descriptions and target audience:
>
> The enterprise track is all about Enterprise ready and mature solutions from various
Apache projects. The presenters inform you about their capabilities, opportunities and pitfalls
and show you how these can support your business out-of-the-box, how they can be implemented
and more.
>
> The target audiences of this track are not only the decision takers and influences in
the enterprise, like the IT Managers and architects, but also everybody (user, developer,
etc) else who want to gain insights in the Enterprise ready solutions of Apache.
>


Hasn't the target audience for the conference been defined as
developers (e.g. contributors or potential contributors to the
project)?

Have we explicitly called that out anywhere other than on the mailing
list so far?

--David

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