[FOSDEM] 2012 presentations

Raffaele Recalcati lamiaposta71 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 02:43:23 CET 2012

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 2:31 AM, Philip Paeps <philip at fosdem.org> wrote:
> On 2012-02-10 02:22:28 (+0100), Raffaele Recalcati <lamiaposta71 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As I believe in this conference growing years-by-years I'm convinced that a
>> proper presentation archive is needed.
> We've had a presentation archive for ages.  If it's not proper, we need to fix
> that.  Currently, we just link the presentations to the schedule.  That seems
> to be a natural fit.
>> Obviously we need the collection of presentation and a good storage to put
>> it.  In order to solve the first item I guess an announcement on these and
>> other ml like this "Hey 2012 speaker, can you please send us your
>> presentation? We'll put it on the website".
> We just email speakers directly and ask them for their presentations at the
> same time we ask for their expense claims.  If all goes well, that email
> should go out before the weekend and presentations will start trickling in
> shortly after that.
>> For the second one I have no idea what is your server situation and if
>> some more organization or money are needed.
> Infrastructure is not a problem at the moment.  If you think you have too much
> money, we'd be more than happy to fix that for you, however. :)

Not personally, but I'll try something on this direction.

>> I think that the team comes very tired to the end of FOSDEM and it is
>> natural that it is very difficult also to do this job.
>> In any case, I'm convinced that 2012 presentation archive is very useful for
>> people, like me, who coudn't come, but who would like to have all of the
>> interesting information.
>> What can I do to fix this situation?
> Wait patiently for another week or so. :)  Drink a beer.  Go for a walk.
> Write some code.  Presentations will turn up online in due course.

That's very nice, so I'll have a little FOSDEM inside my company on some items.


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