[arch-events] ArchCon 2010

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 09:19:16 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 16:07, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Nov 2009 15:24:49 +0200
> Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 18:32, Dusty Phillips <dusty at linux.ca> wrote:
>> > Hey everyone,
>> >
>> > We started discussing an Arch Linux Canada conference and decided
>> > we'd host a general Arch Linux Conference. Yah, it's been discussed
>> > before, but never has it been done. Our theory is it'll go better
>> > than we expected and we'll do it again someplace else, or it'll
>> > totally bomb and we won't try again. ;-)
>> During FrOSCon we were discussing ArchCon in Europe,
>> with possible places somewhere in Germany
>> (because it's easy for most European devs to get there),
>> or Ukraine (because food/drinks and settlement is cheap
>> for all europeans here :-P).
>> So if both of us succeed in organising this
>> there will be a naming clash.
> define "clash"? i don't think that there's something wrong with having
> an ArchCon in canada and one in europe at least a month apart or so.
> other then that, if there are 2 events, this will decrease the upcome
> of devs for both events...

Sure, there's nothing wrong with that.
It's just that 2 events in 2 different places having the same name
might be confusing (e.g. when referring to them in news or forums etc.).
Maybe call 'em ArchCon Canada/Europe, or call the second one 2010.2. :-)

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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