Re: [kde-promo] linux.conf.au 2007
Clarence Dang <dang <at> kde.org>
2006-08-01 23:53:37 GMT
Ok, what I'm going to do is, on the weekend, look at the relevant
documentation (kde.org/kdeslides and the attachments sent to me) and send the
draft proposals here.
On Monday 31 July 2006 21:04, Brad Hards wrote:
> The address list now includes everyone that I could find on
> worldwide.kde.org in .au or .nz (except Daniel Stone, who I am pretty sure
> is no longer directly involved with KDE). Some of the last-known contacts
> are pretty old though.
> I'd like to understand who is still involved in KDE development (in the
> broadest sense - code, test, documentation, art - the whole works). Please
> let me know whether you are still involved (even if busy right now), and
> whether you may be at linux.conf.au
> I think that there are three things we want to do for linux.conf.au:
> 1. We want to have KDE talks. In particular, I'd like to have at least a
> "state of KDE4 talk", perhaps with multiple presenters.
> 2. We want to support the "open day" activity - see the link in Clarence's
> email at the bottom. It might be nice to have a KDE booth - we need to get
> whatever resources the marketing group has already put together (banners,
> posters, etc).
> 3. It would be nice to have a KDE BOF session, where KDE users can meet
> some of the developers.
> On Monday 31 July 2006 12:01, Seb Ruiz wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I think this sounds like a great idea. Unfortunately, I'll be overseas
> > at the time of the conference, and won't be able to attend. I return
> > only a couple of days after it is done...
> > However, I'd be glad to offer a helping hand to organise, setup and do
> > promotional things as required in the upcoming months.
> > I would also suggest including the NZ developers in these discussions!
> > Cheers,
> > Seb
> > Quoting Clarence Dang <dang <at> kde.org>:
> > > Dear kde-promo and Aussie KDE developers,
> > >
> > > As you may know, linux.conf.au [http://conf.linux.org.au/] is being
> > > held at UNSW, Sydney January 15-20. I met Brad yesterday and he
> > > suggested that some KDE people from Australia run a presentation or
> > > similar (hence, I've CC'ed everyone I know from Australia). I think
> > > this is a great idea!
> > >
> > > Personally, I have never been to a linux.conf but as I live in Sydney,
> > > it would be remiss of me not to go this time and help promote KDE. So,
> > > I have a few questions:
> > >
> > > 1. Who wants in?
> > >
> > > 2. Do we need any special permission from KDE i.e. the business about
> > > "this does not reflect official KDE views" etc.?
> > >
> > > 3. Any ideas on what we could present in addition to the standard
> > > Qt4-Plasma-Akonadi-Phonon-Solid-Oxygen? I'm thinking we could focus on
> > > the desktop experience - apps like Amarok, okular, konqueror. Are
> > > there also any particularly excellent slides on KDE4 we could
> > > reuse/rehash?
> > >
> > > 4. I note that there is also an "Open
> > > Day" [http://conf.linux.org.au/about/openday]. Do you think a KDE
> > > stall fit there in terms of the flavour of the day?
> > >
> > > I'm really thrilled and excited about this and I would be happy to do
> > > the heavy lifting to get this going.
> > >
> > > The submissions deadline is in 1 month: September 1, 2006. As far as I
> > > can see, this is just for a 400 word proposal so we have a few more
> > > months to hash out the details - please correct me if I'm wrong.
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