[FOSDEM] 2012 presentations

Benjamin Henrion bh at udev.org
Fri Feb 10 16:41:28 CET 2012


On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Philip Paeps <philip at fosdem.org> wrote:
> On 2012-02-10 15:37:46 (+0100), Benjamin Henrion <bh at udev.org> wrote:
>> 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
>>
>> The flaw in there is that you are only taking care of the "main tracks".
>
> Did you miss some emails?  We're obviously doing the devrooms too.  We just
> didn't email them to submit their slides yet.
>
>> Setting up an email address "slides at fosdem.org" would be helpful for
>> next edition.
>
> No.  That would be a catastrophically stupid regression.
>
> Main track speakers and devroom coordinators can just upload their slides to

Just give all speakers a login on pentabarf, devroom coordinators have
other things to do as well.

Getting rid of email is a good thing.

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