As Jonathan pointed out, there is nobody to ask formal permission - just
go ahead and do it. Personally, I would love to see some of these
regional code4lib conferences/meetups/symposium/whatever happen around
the world. Who knows, I might even show up to one :-).
Edward - who actually plans to be in Hungry for a day or two in late
June on his way to Romania.
Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
There's nobody to ask formal permission for, but I think you've done
the right thing by suggesting it on this listserv and seeing what "the
As one member of the community, I think that's a great idea and an
appropriate use of the code4Lib name, and I expect that everyone else
will think so too.
You are also welcome to use the Code4Lib wiki if it's useful for your
local group/meeting. You can see that other local/regional/national
Code4Lib meetups very similar to what you envision have already listed
themselves on the wiki and make use of the wiki. Look under "Local /
Regional Groups" on http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/Main_Page .
You are welcome to list your group on the wiki and use the wiki if you
Király Péter wrote:
I would like to ask you, whether is there somebody, from whom I can ask
permissions, to use the name code4lib.hu for an unconference meetup,
Hungarian library coders could talk, and pair-program in a style of a
codesprint or OCLC mashaton?