[FOSDEM] FOSDEM needs better netadmins

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Feb 27 11:46:23 CET 2007


On Mon, 26 Feb 2007, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 08:09:24PM +0100, Olivier Grisel wrote:
> > The only problem we had was that for 90% of the presentations there
> > were more than 50 attendees in a 30 seats room. Thus for next year
> > that would be great if python could get a larger devroom :)
> 
> I'm afraid that goes for almost every project. We've had only a few
> presentations where there were more seats than attendants in the Debian
> devroom ourselves.
> 
> Guess this is a symptom of the "FOSDEM is becoming a victim of its own
> success' problem...

Indeed. It was the same for Embedded. During the OpenMoko session there were
about 175 persons, of which ca. 100 didn't have a seat. More people were
standing outside, but couldn't get in.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

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