Re: Debian, Perl and FOSDEM
On Oct 19, 2009, at 14:47, Xavier Oswald wrote:
On 14:30 Mon 19 Oct , Gabor Szabo wrote:
some of you might have read that I am trying to organize some Perl
to show on FOSDEM and to have a Perl stand where we can show Perl and
projects written in Perl.
I am not sure if the Perl projects warrant to have a separate dev-
but I think it might be interesting to have Perl related talks in the
other dev-rooms and to have a booth where we can talk about Perl.
Last year there was a Debian dev-room
and I guess there will be one this year as well.
FOSDEM is probably the second biggest debian conference of the year,
the first biggest being DebConf. I am certain debian will have a dev
So I wonder if any of you would be interested in submitting a talk to
I would, I think this is a great idea Gabor. Let me know how I can help.
In addition if you are coming to FOSDEM, will you be able to help us
with the stand? The organizers require to have at least two person
all the time
so we are planning to split up the 2 days among several people.
I spent Sunday afternoon in the debian room last year and would like
to help out again there this year, but I would be happy to spend time
in either a dev room or at a booth for perl - so count me in. :) The
booths are really just desks in the hallway where there are thousands
of people passing by. (I don't know if you have been to FOSDEM
before.) The dev rooms are much better and probably the only way to
have a talk. If we get a dev room I imagine it will be one of the
smaller ones so it should be perfect for the first year. What is hard
is getting enough people to talk. But, put me down for one.
Here is the blog I wrote about this:
I should be attending FOSDEM next year.
Why not proposing a talk about the perl team projects in the debian-
That would be cool.
I will mostly spend my time in the debian-room and helping with de
But I could try to find some free time to help a perl booth too, if
there is such
a booth organized..