[Summit] rough agenda for XMPP Summit 12

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 19:40:21 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
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> On 10/17/12 1:24 PM, Jack Moffitt wrote:
>>> Folks, here is a rough agenda for XMPP Summit 12 next week in
>>> Portland. Please provide feedback, let me know if you want to
>>> lead a discussion, speak up if you think other topics are more
>>> important, etc.
>> If there is interest, I'm happy to give a talk/demo on Strophe. I
>> recently prepared a live-coding game demo/presentation that shows
>> off the basics and is pretty fun. I'd need about 30 minutes and
>> some audience participation for the game.
> Sounds like fun, and it fits in with the XMPP+Web theme.
>> I'd also like to propose a hack night/sprint after the dinner or
>> after the end of the conference on Friday.  I think it would be a
>> bunch of fun to work on whatever XMPP related projects we had, and
>> perhaps several of us old-timers can be available for questions and
>> advice, etc.
> I like that. I'm still working on arranging dinner, so I'm not 100%
> sure whether it will happen on Wednesday night or Thursday night. Are
> there krtconf-related events on Wednesday night?

I'm checking with the masters of the schedule now...

>> In particular, I'd like to finish up the XPath support for Strophe
>> that Joe Hildebrand and I started a while back. I'd also like to
>> play with some new languages and XMPP (Rust and Go might be
>> interesting), and the project I have in mind is a websocket proxy
>> similar to Punjab for BOSH..
> Oh, I'm sure Matthew would like to do some Lua hacking, too. ;-)
>> Or we can write a markov-chain bot that will impersonate Peter :)
> Nice!
>>> We plan to use Google Hangouts for remote participation (hey,
>>> it's based on XMPP), so please make sure you can use that if you
>>> want to give a presentation or join in from places other than
>>> Portland. I am *not* planning to get A/V equipment for the room.
>> I have a projector that I could bring. Or perhaps the AndYet folks
>> could assist us with that as well?
> 'Twould be super.
>>> I'd really like input from folks here about the "TBD" topics.
>>> There are things I'd like to talk about, but I want to make sure
>>> we cover the topics that XMPP developers and operators think are
>>> high priorities.
>> One idea is a discussion around decentralized social media.
> Agreed.
> Someone also suggested WebRTC as a topic of interest, unfortunately I
> haven't had the cycles to track that as closely as I need to. That
> relates to both Jingle and the Web. (And I've been thinking more about
> multi-user Jingle of late...)
> And of course there are also other topics of perennial interest, like
> security, federation, distributed MUC (perhaps Dave Cridland could
> give us an update on that), etc.
> Peter
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