Code sprint, Developer Gathering - July 22-24 Oslo, Norway
Several people have been asking for more code sprints and developer
gatherings making free software for education. This includes developers of
free software projects as Skolelinux, Open/Libre Office, Debian-edu, KDE,
To get started, I've got OK from the head of Free Software in Schools
(FRISK), OpenOffice translation etc. to organise code sprints and developer
gatherings, also recruiting new contributors to Skolelinux and similar
Since we are doing this a period with major vacation, we will do two
gatherings. The first one is 22-24 July in Oslo. Qt at Nokia got a nice
location to do this, including network, video projector etc. The location
for the next sprint August 12-14 will be decided next week. We are in
contact with a company which might got similar work space as Nokia, but at
an other location in Oslo.
The first gathering starts 10:00 on Friday July 22 to introduce new
contributors and users to the projects. We are doing short introduction to
interesting parts of the project, history and plans going forward. The code
sprint, translation work and documentations starts 18:00 on Friday as usual:
Oh, not to forget. Since there has been slow progress applying for community
sponsorship, there will be no reimbursement of travel and food. Participants
has to cover such cost them self. The code sprint will have a work track on
making sponsorship application for future gatherings.
Vice President SLX Debian Labs.
Mob: +47 934 79 561