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From Sergio Fernández <wik...@apache.org>
Subject Re: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:05:00 GMT
Scrapping, Christ?

You would't start from scratch, Hanneli (CCed) already
implemented Sched.org scrapping when organizing TAC slots in Vancouver.

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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