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Subject: Re: devcon 2009 location?

Re: devcon 2009 location?

From: Frank Gevaerts <frank_at_gevaerts.be>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 18:46:25 +0100

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 04:08:07PM +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Hey
>
> Someone on IRC provided links to pictures from devcon 2008[*] and it made
> me think about getting something like that organized again this summer.
>
> So here's my general call to the entire Rockbox community!
>
> If you would be able to help out arranging devcon2009, perhaps at your
> company or somewhere where you live, please consider:
>
> A) telling us about it (nothing is settled yet so you can mention it even
> if you're not sure yet)

We've had a proposal to hold this in Zurich, Switzerland. See also the irc
discussion starting at http://www.rockbox.org/irc/log-20090303#21:17:19
The original proposal didn't get to the ML for as-yet unknown reasons, so
I'm posting it now

--- start text of proposal ---
Hi,

I could easely arrange a suitable location at the Zurich University of
Arts in Zurich, Switzerland. Of course we would have WLAN, and might
even have free drinks and maybe beer.
Allthough I'm not a developer myself I would be happy to attend. And
as a Linux regular's meeting also is there twice per month even more
people would be happy to attend, many of them know rockbox, and we
even have some geeks there so... yeah it would be so sweet, at least
for us.

However, dunno where you all come from, so no idea if you can call it
central at all ;)

Florian
--- end text of proposal ---

Short summary from irc if you don't feel like reading it all:

The university location may have issues with closing time : the university
normally closes at midnight. It may be possible to stay later, but this is
still unclear. There is an alternative location, http://www.cavegerminal.org/
that doesn't have this problem.

Frank
Received on 2009-03-05


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