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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:09:11 GMT
For ApacheCon, we have CSV/Excel/whatever exports available from the
conference system, couldn't you just use those? We could put them
somewhere...on the interwebs.

With regards,
Daniel.

On 09/29/2016 02:06 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> 
> 
> On 09/29/2016 08:05 AM, Sergio Fernández wrote:
>> Scrapping, Christ?
>>
>> You would't start from scratch, Hanneli (CCed) already
>> implemented Sched.org scrapping when organizing TAC slots in Vancouver.
> 
> 
> Yeah ... and it really sucks to have to do that, and once sites discover
> that they're being scraped, they tend to take countermeasures. :(
> 
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 09/29/2016 02:34 AM, Christofer Dutz wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I think I started a discussion on this about a year ago, but things have
>>> evolved, so here goes again :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> A few people from the Java User Group Darmstadt initiated a project for
>>> creating an offline-capable mobile conference planning App. As usually WIFI
>>> on conferences sucked greatly. Last year we managed to get a prototype
>>> running and have been working on this since then. The project is called
>>> DukeCon and we're developing it in the open at GitHub (
>>> https://github.com/dukecon)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Now our app has matured quite a bit and we are currently extending the
>>> server by adding additional conference adapters. Being an Apache addict, I
>>> thought it would be great to implement an adapter so I could add ApacheCon
>>> to the list of supported conferences. I know that we usually have the
>>> schedule hosted at Sched.org.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> They have a REST API, that can be used to query exactly the information
>>> I'm looking for. In order to do that however I would need an API-KEY for
>>> the conference. I guess you guys here will probably know what it is and
>>> could eventually provide me with it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> So I am asking: Is there any interest in me supporting ApacheCon in our
>>> conference planner? If yes, what would I have to do in order to get the API
>>> Key for both conferences?
>>>
>>>
>>> I expect that the short answer is, no, we can't do that.
>>>
>>> The longer answer is that the sched account used by ApacheCon isn't
>>> Apache's, it's the Linux Foundation's, and they use that same account to
>>> manage all of their many events. As I understand it, Sched accounts are
>>> insanely expensive.
>>>
>>> I wonder if you might be able to approach Sched directly for some kind
>>> of non-profit API key, in exchange for linking back to their service, or
>>> something.
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
>>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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