On Thursday 29 April 2010, Mehdi Dogguy wrote: > On 29/04/2010 04:26, Pablo Duboue wrote: > > How do you feel about coordinating a BoF session on non-Java JVM-based > > languages? That's a very quick to write submission and if Ramakrishnan > > attends, we will have at least another person interested in Clojure. > > I never did that. So, I don't know what I should do exactly. If such a > session is organized, I'll be happy to attend and participate. Right now, > I cannot commit to organize/write anything. Sure, sure. Just for the record, in case we get other people interested in running a BoF, from http://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/Glossary a BOF is defined as: BOF stands for: Birds of a Feather. This is typically a loosely organized gathering of people interested in a particular subject. Often called the hallway tracks at other conferences. A BOF is similar to a discussion, in that it is not a talk, or a panel, but a loosely organized discussion amongst like- minded individuals working on a particular subject. A BOF should be lead by someone who coordinates the time and place, and keeps the discussion going. The person leading a BOF is not responsible for giving a talk, in fact is discouraged from doing so, it is not a BOF if one person talks to a group of people, that is a talk. For JVM languages, we can also have a panel... P
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