[arch-events] ArchCon 2010

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 3 09:23:26 EST 2009

Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> 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. :-)

Being pessimistic, I will point out that there had been talk about 
ArchCon Europe for 2009 and nothing happened there.  So how about 
considering this issue if/when any progress gets made on organising it?


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