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Subject: Re: Rockbox User Con

Re: Rockbox User Con

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 22:07:39 +0200

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 02:59:33PM -0500, Mark Allums wrote:
> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 02:35:55PM -0500, Mark Allums wrote:
>> Can you do us all a favour and say exactly where Paul was trying to veto
>> anything?
> He said in a post that discussing a con was pointless until we have a
> place and time, which is cart before the horse.

We do have some experience with devcons. If nobody is willing to
organise things, discussion really _is_ pointless.

> He said that having one this year was not doable, we should not have one.

Quote, please?

> He said that the reason to have one was not to benefit Rockbox as a
> project, but rather to educate users, which is not how the con idea was
> put to me.

Is he allowed an opinion, or not?

> Also, it was not just the things he said, but also the way he said them.

You seem to have received an entirely different email than the rest of
us. Maybe you can forward us what you got?


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Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
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Received on 2009-06-27

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