[Act] RFC: Act Hackathon in Oslo in 2015

Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni sebastien at aperghis.net
Wed Jun 25 01:58:17 CEST 2014

Salve J Nilsen wrote:

> Hei!

Hello Salve, sorry for the late answer.

> I'd like to suggest that we organize an Act hackathon in 2015. Oslo
> Perl Mongers can offer to help in a meaningful way here (e.g. by
> supplying a suitable venue, useful infrastructure, possibly some 
> sponsorship, and perhaps even a Nordic Perl Workshop in order to 
> attract more people. :))
> I don't have any dates or details to offer yet, but if the list
> is interested in helping making this happen, I'd like to aim for
> having the hackathon in April or May (having said that, I ask that
> I and Oslo.pm get to decide the dates for the hackathon, so that
> we can make the most out of our resources.)
> For day-to-day discussions about this, please join #act on
> irc,perl.org.
> I suggest we aim to establish the following things before YAPC::EU
> in Sofia:
>   - A core group of organizers (3-5 people) who are willing to commit
>     real time to make this happen
>   - A rough overview of pain-points and wishlist-items for what
>     we'd like to do with Act, including outstanding issues regarding
>     forks of Act, and Getty's work with YACT. I suggest we start with
>     a braindump onto this page: <http://piratepad.net/ActHackathon2015>
>   - A shortlist of nominees for leading the work on Act
> Oh, and on a personal note; I think there's a real need to Make Stuff
> Happen with Act, but I might be wrong or at the very least delusional
> that we can make something happen. If you can commit to help in a 
> meaningful way, please reply (publicly) to this message with your
> formal non-revocable commitment announcement! ;)

I'll do my possible to attend such an event.
In any case, I'll provide any help I can.

Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni

Close the world, txEn eht nepO.

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