[Members] XMPP Summit

pavlix pavlix at pavlix.net
Sun Apr 6 09:52:41 CDT 2008


On Thu, 03 Apr 2008 01:47:25 +0200
Florian Jensen <admin at flosoft.biz> wrote:

> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Matthew Wild wrote:
> >   
> >> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 10:48 PM, Peter Saint-Andre
> >> <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote: 
> >>> pavlix wrote:
> >>>
> >>>  > Looking forward, +1 for XMPP Summit
> >>>
> >>>  In the past we have co-located the XMPP Summit with either OSCON
> >>> in Portland, Oregon or FOSDEM in Brussels. But AFAICS there's no
> >>> special reason to always hold the meeting in Portland or
> >>> Brussels. Indeed it might be fun to move the venue around -- I'm
> >>> sure folks would like to meet in Dublin or Lisbon or Munich or
> >>> Chicago or Vancouver once in a while. Yes there is good beer in
> >>> Brussels and Portland, but other towns have their attractions too.
> >>>
> >>>       
> >> The UK is full of fun, and I'm sure Kevin will agree, won't you
> >> Kev? :)
> >>
> >> Seriously, I can't make it as far as Portland from here, but
> >> Brussels was easy enough. My only quibble was the overlap with
> >> FOSDEM. 
> >
> > Sure, that's why we do one meeting a year in North America and one
> > meeting a year in Europe. If we move the meetings around we wouldn't
> > even try to schedule close in space or time to OSCON or FOSDEM.
> >
> >   
> >> As long as it isn't too far away, I consider anything XMPP-related
> >> worth heading to :)
> >>     
> >
> > Glad to hear it. :)
> >
> > Peter
> >
> >   
> Well, the thing which is nice with Brussels, you can easially get
> there from across Europe. I agree with Matthew, that missing 1 day of
> FOSDEM is a pity, but we could simply host it in other bigger
> European cities. There's Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt,
> Copenhagen, .... more or less everything with an Airport.
> 
> The advantage of having it in Brussels, together with FOSDEM: You get 
> some new ideas, while going through FOSDEM. And we should represent 
> Jabber at FOSDEM every year. So while we're at Brussels anyway, why
> not have a XMPP Summit.

It feels easier to make people come to FOSDEM & XMPP Summit in one
place. For me it depends on my current finacial situation :).

> Florian Jensen


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