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Subject: Re: A Devcon 2006 Story

Re: A Devcon 2006 Story

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-20

can we have devconn 07 at the same time as any big swedish metal
fesitvals? kill 2 birds ith 1 stone then :D
On 20/03/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org> wrote:
> Hey folks
>
> I just wanted to mention that you guys that didn't manage to come to the
> devcon really missed a great event!
>
> Not only did we have a great time socializing and actually meating the persons
> behind the nicks and names we've been seeing online for years, we also managed
> to discuss and deal with _all_ items on the agenda, and most of them with a
> great and at least in my view satisfactory outcome.
>
> I'm absolutely certain that users and other devs will see and appreciate the
> outcome from this, not the least in things like the already in-progress work
> on a 3.0 release. (Yes, we should do some kind of "summary" of all the talks
> of the agenda items and publish.)
>
> Random Memorable Happenings:
>
> - Christi and Brandon arriving several hours late after a having got off at
> the wrong bus stop, taken the subway and gotten off at the wrong station
> etc etc...
>
> - The "What are you sinking about" commercial
>
> - The massive interest for our webcam on IRC and elsewhere. It help us feel
> almost like #rockbox were with us there.
>
> Thanks and credits go to:
>
> - everyone who has donated money to the project, as we used some of
> these funds for drinks, snacks and food during the devcon. Please continue
> donating for the benefit of the project so that we can continue to support
> and sponsor development-related activities.
>
> - Jens, Jörg, Christi and Brandon for being devoted enough to cross country
> borders to come here.
>
> - Contactor for letting us use the offices that served as a pretty neat
> surrounding, with a fine network, webcam, printer, conference room, coffee
> machine and even space and sofas for sleeping.
>
> - Haxx donated the shirts. And before asking, we still have not quite decided
> on how to proceed with the remainders of the shirts we have. I'm open for
> interesting suggestions.
>
> Some thoughts for Devcon 2007:
>
> - We should probably set a date even earlier than this year to allow people to
> plan for devcon even longer in advance.
>
> - We should prepare for the food situation slightly better, at least if we'll
> be situated at the same place or in a similar surrounding. We did have
> to resort to backup plans several times...
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg
> A Devcon 2006 Organizer
>
Received on Mon Mar 20 08:11:08 2006


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