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Re: Nordic Debian meetup at FSCONS

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 8:12 AM, Riku Voipio <riku.voipio@iki.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2014 at 12:35:48AM +0200, Per Andersson wrote:
>> I have submitted an event to FSCONS, a nordic free society, culture, software
>> conference that takes place the first week of september.
> Seems to be 31 October - 2 November according to the webpage? I've
> reserved the weekend for me, and will ping other finns at free thursday
> about FSCONS.

Yes, that is correct. I have also put up an event notice on the Debian wiki. [0]
Will probably create a page later for more information.

>> For some time now I have been trying to get nordic DDs to gather somewhere
>> and establish a nordic Debian community. It has not happened anything much
>> since the inception of the idea. Last year or so, people I have talked with seem
>> to have gathered interest in establishing a nordic Debian community.
>> At FSCONS I have applied to have a Debian room with ad-hoc activities that
>> attendees bring. The solution to the issue than takes off with Debian. Think
>> of it as a laid back open space or BoF where both newbies and seasoned
>> hackers come to share Debian. Depending on interest more serious
>> activities as Bug Squashing Parties can be arranged.
>> Please join if you are anyplace near or have an interest in a nordic Debian
>> community!
> I'd like to see more near-area collaboration - currently it seems the
> most "local" event finnish debian and other OSS people go to is FOSDEM.
> travelwise, of course, for us Brussels and Göteborg are rather similar..

Me too! Lets make this happen.

This is now approved by FSCONS organization. More details will follow.

[0] http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEvents/Nordic


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