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Re: FOSDEM 2016 was awesome! Let's do FOSDEM 2017

From: Christopher Allan Webber
Subject: Re: FOSDEM 2016 was awesome! Let's do FOSDEM 2017
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:58:35 -0500
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If I make it, maybe I can present on new developments on network freedom
and Guile... perhaps either on a survey of the new guile async
developments or presenting on the federation stuff I've been working on
in Guile, which should be usable by then?

Anyway last year was a blast!  I'm sure this year's will be as well.

Pjotr Prins writes:

> FOSDEM 2017 call for proposals has started:
> We need help with writing the proposal (we can build on last years
> this time), we need help on selecting talks and we need help creating
> the schedule. Finally, if we get a slot, we need help to organise the
> day.
> Who wants to be part of this exciting day? 
> Pj.
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2016 at 11:35:45AM -0800, Christopher Allan Webber wrote:
>> 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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