Re: DebConf15: Call for Sprints
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as a response to the DebConf team announcement I have createt an entry
at the Sprint wiki page:
The idea is to gather people who are working on different Blends in one
1) discuss common topics
2) enable the different Blends to form subgroups to work on their
I would be really happy to see you all working together in Heidelberg
before DebConf to integrate some new Blends and gather ideas how we
could find even better synergies.
Everybody is welcome to add a line to the participants table and enhance
See you in Heidelberg
On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:05:44PM -0500, Tassia Camoes Araujo wrote:
> Would your team benefit from a sprint but organizing it is too much hassle?
> Are you looking for more people to join your project, but don't know how to
> reach them?
> The DebConf organisation team is happy to announce that right before DebConf15
> this coming August in Heidelberg, Germany, we can host your team's sprint and
> take care of the logistics for working space, food and accommodation. You just
> need to come up with a plan, round up the team and let us know the sprint
> topic, tasks and goals.
> These sprints will take place during DebCamp (10‒14 August), and are
> particularly suitable for teams and people who already plan to attend DebConf.
> They can also be a great opportunity to attract other interested people, or
> motivate contributors to join a new team or project. Participation in a sprint
> can be considered as a DebCamp workplan for those that request sponsorship at
> the time of their DebConf registration.
> The main conference itself (DebConf, 15‒22 August) will be filled with talks
> and other activities, but there can also be space there for sprints that would
> benefit from having the larger Debian community at hand, giving a point of
> entry for new team members, and a great way to get results from occasional
> If your team is interested in hosting a sprint, please start by creating a wiki
> page  and make sure it includes:
> * the topic,
> * goals and tasks to be accomplished,
> * the expected duration (one day? three days?),
> * and a section for prospective participants to sign up.
> Then send the sprint idea to the debian-sprints mailing list  before
> Thursday 30 April.
> The content team is available to help shapping the sprint plans, as well as
> with the coordination of space, dates and participants. Please notice that the
> available space is limited and sprints will be scheduled on a first-come,
> first-served basis.
> Looking forward to hearing about your sprints,
> The DebConf Content team.
>  https://wiki.debian.org/Sprints
>  https://lists.debian.org/debian-sprints/
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