[coreboot] Coreboot hackaton 2016 (proposal in Paris)

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 18:07:12 CET 2015

This sounds like a wonderful idea, and I think I would like to attend and
help out.

On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 8:42 AM <echelon at free.fr> wrote:

> Dear coreboot friends,
> As discussed briefly in the last minutes of the Bonn meeting, I propose
> to organize the next coreboot hackaton in Paris in 2016.
> Here is my plan (in broad lines, to be refined subsequently):
>   - the venue would be hosted by the Electrolab, the famous hackerspace in
>  Paris (www.electrolab.fr);
>   - this time the meeting would be more of the "hackaton type" as in "come
>  when you want, stay as much you want and hack as much as you can.." ;-)
>   - after some preliminary discussions with the Electrolab, the access to
> the lab
>  would be granted during a full week from morning to midnight (except
> monday);
>   - given that Electrolab features some "conference" or "teaching" rooms,
> it will
>  be possible to organize even some conferences (or "lightning talks") but
>  I do not plan to impose a "tight" schedule, so everyone who is interested
> to speak
>  about something will be able to do so in a "self-organized session" manner
>  (like those of the CCC Camp 2015);
>   - for the logistic side : Electrolab can take care for the catering part
> (there
>  is a big kitchen in Electrolab!) but not for the accomodation part. For
> this one,
>  I will take care myself and send a list of suitable hotels later if this
> event
>  will materialize..
> Now, I would like to know if someone else is interested to organize the
> coreboot
> hackaton in 2016 (maybe your proposal would be better that mine in which
> case I'm
> ready to withdraw my proposal!..) and also I invite you to answer the next
> Doodle :
> http://doodle.com/poll/6udccyrsqtqy2ndt
>  to have an idea of the number of people interested in this hackaton
> proposal.
> Best regards,
>  Florentin Demetrescu
> PS : initially I planned to schedule this hackaton near the FOSDEM 2016,
> but after
> some discussions with Ron and Stefan, I realize that maybe this is not the
> best timeframe..
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