On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, Frederic Hornain wrote:
Sorry, if some of you are a little bit disappointed however it was a
difficult project this year. Let's hope, we will do a better job for
the next edition.
It's been very difficult this year, because the FOSDEM organization has
changed a lot about how the talks in the devrooms are organized. My
understanding is that projects themselves don't have devrooms this year,
but rather that devrooms are based around certain topics, but that there
is still no clear owner of the schedule for each devroom, and different
projects are left to sort it all out themselves.
In short, the uncertainty around talks seems to be due to FOSDEM's
organization, and not because of anything that Frederic either has or
It will be interesting for all of us to see how FOSDEM is this year.
Based on the roster of names who are attending, it's certainly going to
be a big meeting-event for a lot of the Fedora folks in the region.
I think we need to figure out what sorts of discussions and meetings we
want to have *around* FOSDEM, so that we can all have a valuable
I'd like to propose that we use Friday February 5th as a "Fedora
Activity Day" and that we try to have several hours of Fedora &
EMEA-related conversations in a restaurant somewhere in Brussels, like
we did at FOSDEM in 2007.