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From Steve Holden <st...@holdenweb.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Europe Schedule Grid (planners@apachecon.com)
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:00:21 GMT
I'd like to single out that one point from a lengthy email for further discussion, but since
(at this point) it's not relevant to the purposes of planners@, we'll say goodbye to them
with this post and take it forwards here.

Is it the Foundation's wish to start including "non-coders" as part of the potential audience?
Are these people managers? Documenters? What? I just wondered if we should be looking at changing
the target demographic.


On Aug 28, 2012, at 12:43 PM, Ross Gardler wrote:

>> I'd also like to remind people that the ASF doesn't have a great record of
>> managing to draw in non-coders,
> And why, when the expressed  vision for ACEU is a developer conference
> would we be so concerned about this for ACEU? (that is not to disagree
> with your point in the broader context)
> ...

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