OT: LinuxTag '09 in Berlin, Germany
onen.om at free.fr
Tue Jun 2 23:13:25 CEST 2009
I can be there and help about FSO, gnufiish (I mean I have for them a
general knowledge), and present openBmap.
I am not sure what days exactly, I can make it. Is this info mandatory
Michael Lauer wrote:
> Fso for sure, openezx, gnufiish, openbmap (onen?), htclinux.
> Am 02.06.2009 um 22:01 schrieb Nils Faerber
> <nils.faerber at kernelconcepts.de>:
>> I just got word from the LinuxTag orga team that they have by 99% chance
>> persuaded Messe Berlin to have the dev-center! And they also signalled
>> that we would be welcome to "hijack" at least one of the tables down
>> So from this point we are set!
>> What I need to know *urgently* now is which "projects" will be
>> represented there - the LinuxTag people asked me, I think they want to
>> know this as justification against Messe Berlin.
>> So which will we have there?
>> For sure FSO. Will OpenEZX folks be there? Gnufiish?
>> I think I can truthfully report GPE/G(PE)^2.
>> What about "openmoko.org"? Is there something like such a project or has
>> it beend superseeded by FSO?
>> Who/what else comes to mind?
>> Please reply ASAP!
>> Originally they wanted to know this by today but I was travelling over
>> the prolonged weekend so I got their request by today.
>> Many thanks to all of you and
>> hopefully meet you all in Berlin!
>> Nils Faerber schrieb:
>>> Stefan Schmidt schrieb:
>>>> On Tue, 2009-05-26 at 12:31, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>>>>>> If I remember correctly there was a hacking area somewhere in the
>>>>>> basement that was free for everyone to use. It provides tables,
>>>>>> network, power, etc. Everything we need.
>>>>>> Do we want to be present with a booth or just be there, meet and
>>>>>> be open
>>>>>> to visitors? The latter could be done in the hacking area too. We
>>>>>> setup a poster/banner that makes the gathering visible and simply
>>>>>> there for a few days and hack along, exchange ourselves f2f, etc.
>>>>>> For me this is now the most appealing alternate solution, although I
>>>>>> would have like to make a booth but I don't want to step into
>>>>>> that orga
>>>>>> turmoil right now...
>>>>> This actually sounds like a good idea to me. Lets make a
>>>>> non-booth, combining
>>>>> the advantages of not having to manage it all the time, having a
>>>>> environment where we can show some interested folks what we have,
>>>>> and being
>>>>> able to just hack on things in between.
>>>> That would void my concers of spending all my time at the booth.
>>>> Will be there,
>>>> too. Just need to figure out if I have the time for all four days.
>>> It seems fate is not on our side this year - first OpenMoko's
>>> ceisure of
>>> handset making, then the oFono "thing" and now LinuxTag getting into
>>> some kind of commercialisation drift pushed by Messe Berlin.
>>> This beeing said I have to point out that the possibility of a half-way
>>> official meeting during LinuxTag is not very high anymore - but still
>>> not impossible!
>>> Messe Berlin have just announced to the LinuxTag orga group that they
>>> did quite dramatic cuts to the free and open parts of LinuxTag, namely
>>> the open source areas have been cut by about one third and - here comes
>>> our misery - the development center has been cut. This cause Mark Jung
>>> to step down as open source projects coordinator.
>>> This is pretty unfortunate.
>>> I am in contact with Messe Berlin and the LinuxTag team. Hopefully they
>>> will find an alternative arrangement. I told them what we have in mind.
>>> I will keep you updated as soon as I have news.
>>>> Stefan Schmidt
>>> nils faerber
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