[arch-dev-public] [arch-events] FrOSCon 2009

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat May 30 13:41:34 EDT 2009

On Sat, 30 May 2009 19:14:30 +0200
Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Am Samstag 30 Mai 2009 18:55:07 schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> > 1) I am much more interested in the social aspect and/or meaningful
> > IRL discussions, rather then sitting in some booth promoting arch to
> > (potential) users.  do you guys plan to get a devroom and/or do more
> > meaningful things then "booth-sitting" ?
> This is definetly not about sitting at a booth and waiting for
> people. We will have a dev room, there will be a social event on
> saturday evening. Last year I had no time booting up my notebook.
> (talking to lots of people visiting other projects etc.)
> > 2) The link "program" on their site links to "call for papers", is
> > there a way to get an up to date view of what talks there will be?
> they are still on planning the event
> > 3) are the talks mostly in german? how much of a problem is it that
> > I don't speak german?
> That shouldn't be a problem. Lot's of talks are in English and pretty
> much everybody should understand you. But you might ask Jan about how
> he felt last year.
> > 4) is there an entrance fee?
> Sure, as community project we'll get vip badges. So we'll have drinks
> and food for free, too. 
> > 5) do you guys plan to go both days?
> Yes. If you don't want to stay at a hotel you can sleep in our dev
> room.

Thanks for the clarifications, it seems much more interesting now :)
My status is now "maybe".  I'll apply on the website.


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