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Re: [Debian-NYC] Debconf 10 - NYC bid [video]

The previous meetups have been very lively and lasted until at least 10:30 or so.

Also, pacific standard is very near a lot of trains (the Atlantic/Pacific 
Stations), just FYI.


Brian Gupta wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 1:25 AM, Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy@debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi Brian,
>> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 08:05:38PM -0400, Brian Gupta wrote:
>>> P.S. - I think now that you are back, we should start having regular
>>> planning meetings.
>> I agree. To everyone who plans to help: what would be a few good days
>> and times for an IRC meeting? (Most likely place would be in a
>> DebConf10NYC-dedicated channel on OFTC, which is Debian's and DebConf's
>> main IRC network.) The most urgent thing right now is to figure out a
>> venue; Hans and Sunny, let's touch base so that you understand what we
>> would need from Poly, and then maybe have you contact them and get an
>> initial quote, to be refined and negotiated over time.  Once we have
>> some numbers to work with, then we can compare and clarify and elaborate
>> and calculate etc.
> I prefer evenings, because there is less likelihood of conflict with
> work. Other than that I attend a number of user groups, so it's pretty
> much around them. (Too numerous to list here). Just propose some
> times, and I will let you know. For this week, I should be free
> tonight and tomorrow night. Next week I will be on vacation in North
> Carolina. (Unknown status on internet access, but if we have it I
> should be able to meet pretty much any time.)
>> Which of you will be at the social gathering on September 3rd? I want
>> to keep planning meetings mostly separate from social stuff, but it will
>> at least provide a chance to meet each other in person. Also, what do
>> people think about moving DebConf10 discussion to a new list hosted on
>> lists.debconf.org, letting this list go back to mostly social
>> discussion? The DebConf organizers offer such a list, as well as a
>> website hosted at a debconf.net subdomain, to all serious location
>> proposal teams, and have explicitly offered it to us.
> I life/work on the UWS, so I need to figure out if the travel time to
> the Brooklyn meetup is going to be longer than the event. (Unclear,
> because no hours were listed). If that isn't the case, I will almost
> certainly be there. (Barring any last minute work emergencies).
> As far as a separate list goes, I don't know if that is necessary yet.
> I strongly suspect almost everyone in DebianNYC wants to hear the
> latest on planning a DebConf in NYC.  In addition we are more likely
> to get additional folks involved if we keep on the main list.
> (Please speak up if you are reading this, and don't want to hear about
> DebConf10 planning).
> Cheers,
> Brian
>> - Jimmy Kaplowitz
>> jimmy@debian.org
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