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Re: FOSDEM 2016 was awesome!

From: Christopher Allan Webber
Subject: Re: FOSDEM 2016 was awesome!
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:35:45 -0800

Alex Sassmannshausen writes:

> Hello,
> Ludovic Courtès writes:
>> Hi there!
>> I just came back from FOSDEM where we had an awesome Guile devroom with
>> nice people and great talks!
> I really want to echo Ludo's sentiments.  I had a great time in our dev
> room and it was really nice to put faces to the names I see popping up
> in IRC and on the mailing list. I really hope we'll be able to do this
> again next year!

An extra echo from me.

>> The room of 80 seats was full pretty much all the time, and I think we
>> were all excited to see so many people stop by the devroom.  Many shared
>> the impression that we were at an important moment of Guile’s history.
>> The transition with the Lua track that followed was also insightful and
>> a pleasant experience.

I was optimistic about this being a big moment in Guile's history, but
after this FOSDEM, my enthusiasm and excitement has doubled, maybe
tripled!  I can't wait to see what's happening in the year ahead!

>> I would like to send a big Thank You to Pjotr Prins who took the
>> initiative and organized all this masterfully, from applying for the
>> devroom, to contacting potential speakers (dozens and dozens of
>> messages!), to getting up early on Saturday to make sure everything
>> would be fine in the devroom…  Pjotr, you did an awesome job!
>> Thanks to Paul van der Walt who also woke up early to help out with
>> video in the devroom, and obviously, thanks to all the speakers and
>> attendees!
> +1 for sure.  Thank you very much for the commitment in time and energy!
> Alex

Yes, thank you! :)

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