[Members] FOSDEM discussion summary/minutes

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Dec 21 00:38:42 UTC 2011


I think we have a number of things to follow up on here. :)

I'll try to post further about it in the morning, but if anyone has
reports or updates, please do send them along.

On 11/24/11 8:55 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> Hey folks,
> 
> Here are the results of last night's FOSDEM meeting in 
> xsf at muc.xmpp.org, grepped as well I could from an hour and a half
> of logs.
> 
> The muc.xmpp.org logs are currently unavailable, meanwhile I've 
> uploaded them here: 
> http://matthewwild.co.uk/uploads/xsf_fosdem_discussion_20111123.txt
>
>  ## Devroom
> 
> Observations: - We have a devroom in the main building on Saturday
> from at least 10:30 - 18:30. - This is much longer than previous
> years (where we typically only had the afternoon). - We may want to
> give a shout to the Federated Social Web group who do not have a
> devroom. - The room has 100 seats. - More info on this year's
> devroom logistics: 
> https://lists.fosdem.org/pipermail/devroom-managers/2011-November/000000.html
>
> 
- Deadline for submitting our devroom schedule is 27th January.
> - May be useful to come up with a list of suggested topics for the 
> call for participation.
> 
> Actions: - Everyone: Send suggestions for talk topics to ralphm -
> ralphm: Send out call for talks - ralphm: Send out call for
> potential demos - bear: Preparing the 2012 wiki page with a list of
> talks, etc.
> 
> ## Stand
> 
> Observations: - Stands are boring (inferred). - Proposal for a
> "Real-time Lounge" area, with shiny XMPP demos on a projector. -
> Hammocks take up too much space for too few people. - Submission
> deadline for stands is 13th December. - Mozilla are keen on FOSDEM,
> and partnering on things would be beneficial
> 
> Actions: - ralphm: Contacting FOSDEM folks about lounge idea. -
> bear: Arranging Mozilla partnership.
> 
> ## Summit
> 
> Observations: - Do we really need two days again? (no
> internationalization for stpeter to entertain with this time) -
> Should we attempt another interop event? They perhaps take more 
> time than we would have available. - Perhaps begin interop testing
> prior to the event. - Planning summit sessions before the day will
> allow people to choose what they want to participate in. - Network
> hardware required for interop testing (switch and cables)
> 
> Actions: - stpeter: Booking Cisco rooms - <unassigned (Florian?)>:
> Bringing network hardware


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