[FOSDEM] Re: Key Signing Party -> Saturday Evening

Vincent Panel yohonet at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 16:06:41 CET 2009


On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Sven Guckes <maillist-fosdem at guckes.net> wrote:
> * Karlheinz Geyer <geyerk.fv.tu at nds.tu-darmstadt.de> [2009-02-11 14:34]:
>> Zitat von Sven Guckes <maillist-fosdem at guckes.net>:
>> > however, i suggest to take out both the key signing
>> > and the cacert assurances from the conference
>> > and simply do them at the free beer event.
>> No way!
>
> mind you, this is not the "beer event" on friday.
> it's the "free beer event" on saturday evening.
>
>> > then at least the KSP would not interfere with
>> > the talks and development work at the conference.
>> Leave the event on sunday afternoon and have a
>> sufficently large corridor (U-Building) available
>> if weather conditions turning out to be ugly.
>> That will do the trick!
>
> indeed - this event needs a sufficently large room.
> however, such a room does not seem to be available.
> and i doubt the university wants us
> to clog up one of those corridors.
>
> this event may need a new time as well so
> it won't collide with all those many talks.
>
> this can be arranged - for saturday night.
> with yet another nice beer event. so easy.
>
> i am sure the organizers will be happy to know that
> the KSP won't collide with talks or workshops any more
> and that all participants can take part at leisure -
> having a beer right after the usual procedure. :-)
>
One of the major interest in the KSP is that people from all around
the globe can attend and meet together in person. You totally remove
this benefit if you make it happen on Saturday night : people with
children, people from abroad, people who have activities on Saturday
evening won't be able to attend.

That's the best way to kill the event.



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