[Members] London meetup?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Sat Feb 8 00:19:04 UTC 2014

On 2/5/14, 4:17 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 2/5/14, 2:54 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 9:48 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
>> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
>>     On 2/5/14, 2:46 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>>         On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 9:37 PM, Steven Lloyd Watkin
>>         <lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk <mailto:lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk>
>>         <mailto:lloyd at evilprofessor.__co.uk
>>         <mailto:lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk>>> wrote:
>>              Hi Peter,
>>              We were talking about having an XMPP UK meetup to coincide
>>         with the
>>              IETF.
>>              Tuesday would work better and we could probably get a space
>>         at at
>>              Mozilla for the evening. I'm sure Surevine would also
>>         supply food +
>>              drinks.
>>              If everyone would be interested in that I can talk to Laura
>>         and get
>>              things moving.
>>         Ah. IETF Social event on Tuesday evening - that means many IETF
>>         people
>>         we could otherwise subvert might want to go there instead.
>>     If we meet on Saturday, most IETFers won't yet be in town either.
>>     /me shrugs
>>     I think that we could have a productive day on Tuesday.
>> Yes, I agree. I'm wondering if the XMPP meetup might not be better on
>> the Monday, though, in order to attract more IETF folk.
> The technical plenary goes until 19:50 on Monday and at that point there
> will be a lot of hungry and thirsty geeks looking to hit the pub, not
> join an XMPP meetup. I think we might have more success with Tuesday
> since the agenda ends at 18:30. But I am skeptical that we'd attract
> lots of IETF folks anyway, so do take my statements with a grain of salt...

What do we think about Tuesday? I'll need to reserve a room with our 
friends in the IETF Secretariat before long.

Lloyd, I know you mentioned the Mozilla offices as a possibility, but I 
don't know how far they are from the IETF venue. I've heard that London 
is a big town. :P


Peter Saint-Andre

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