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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU 2015 and track registration
Date Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:58:30 GMT
Jan, All,

Of course I am willing to help out building the best event ever....

Grouping (tagging?) talks into tracks gives focus to themes, makes it
easier to convince people to attend the event. And a good event has
something like the tube map of London (see
several ways will get you from Paddingtons to Liverpool Street. Single
project tracks are like those main lines, and the talks are like the

 The track I proposed is an easy one: it is about how the visions of the
ASF can help communities to grow, about which products in the portfolio can
support the operations of such commonities. It isn't about (organisational)
introspection or justification. I am sure there are many more project
building solutions that can help OS communities. Those are the talks I
believe would fit (e.g. subversion, roller - on top of the talks already

If you want me to help out building the other, just ask....

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 11:50 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On 12 June 2015 at 11:41, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 10:45 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> > > ...Would you consider making 2 tracks
> > > - a overview of the maturity model, why it is needed and e.g. other
> ways
> > of
> > > measuring
> > > - an in depth, with a walk through of applying the model on a project,
> > and
> > > some overview of where are projects are...
> >
> > I guess you mean 2 talks - I'm not sure if the in depth part is that
> > interesting, my idea was more to explain the reasoning behind the
> > model, why it is also useful outside of Apache (in your company, in
> > your project on github etc) and give a few examples of how we
> > implement it in our projects. So more a high-level overview, trying to
> > help people understand and motivate them to use the model.
> >
> Sounds like a good talk to me, and if there are people (which I know there
> are)
> who have specific questions on how to use the model, I am sure you will
> be a willing teacher.
> >
> > I'm planning to submit several talks anyway, so two on this topic
> > might be too much, IMO.
> >
> You might be right. Apart from that I find the theme very interesting
> I also try to get people to submit talks.
> Btw. using the model on AOO, gives a to me unexpected result, that
> somehow looks different than what I experience.
> rgds
> jan i.
> >
> > -Bertrand
> >

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