MacPorts Developer Meeting?

Joshua Root jmr at
Fri Apr 4 16:21:27 PDT 2014

On 2014-4-5 03:43 , Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm curious how many people would be willing and able to join if we
> organized a 3-5 day long developer meeting somewhere "in the heart of
> Europe" (somewhere close to public transportation, but outside of city
> centers, somewhere in nature).
> Let's assume that we could reach a price of 100 EUR (let's say 30
> EUR/day) with all costs included (that is: lodging, food, conference
> room rental, so you would only need to cover travel expenses in
> addition to that).
> This means:
> - finding a time slot when most people would be able to attend
> - making a reservation at some inexpensive holiday site
> - make sure they have good internet connection and a room with enough
> tables and chairs
> - collect reservations, prepare a (flexible) program
> - bring yourself and your mac to the site
> (- and maybe finding a sponsor to give us access to a high speed multi
> core mac during those few days to be able to compile things faster ;)
> The meeting would cover:
> - getting to know each other
> - some talks about amazing things you did, would like to do or would
> like to see done
> - brainstorming, round table with discussion about new ideas and future
> - hacking sessions, ticket closing marathon
> - enough free time to enjoy nature: walks or maybe some field trips around
> If we could get some 10-20 people to attend (and at least someone from
> "portmgr"), it could be an amazing experience.
> Any interest? (I'm thinking about 2015.)
> Mojca

Sounds great, but unfortunately I'm unlikely to be able to attend.

- Josh

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