Hi Florian, All,

Was there any decision concerning this workshop? Thanks.

Best regards,
Pedro
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Sent: 08 November 2018 19:32
To: Florian Forster
Cc: collectd@verplant.org
Subject: Re: [collectd] Interested in doing a workshop kind of contributor 
meetup?

On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 06:00:50PM +0100, Florian Forster wrote:

Hey,

this is good to know.

I would have started with one day; on Sunday, there is a monitoring
devroom planned at FOSDEM, this is how it looked like last time[1]. I
would suggest to hold our meetup not on Sunday then.

In the past, we've had contributor meetups for CentOS and OpenStack on
Friday before FOSDEM. By coincidence, there is a CentOS Dojo planned for
next time, too.

Let me try and collect options for next year and get back to you asap.

Best,
Matthias




[1] https://archive.fosdem.org/2018/schedule/track/monitoring_and_cloud/

> Hi Sunku,
>
> thanks for your feedback!
>
> Let me give a quick update: so far, 15 people responded to the survey, so a
> small to medium meeting room should suffice.
>
> I'm unsure for how long we should meet, but my gut suggestion would have been
> two days. What do others think?
>
> The last week in January was the most popular one, but numerous people have
> pointed out that FOSDEM is on February 2nd and 3rd (Sat/Sun) and suggested
> to combine this. I'm sympathetic to moving the meeting to Brussles, but I 
> think
> it's too late to get a "devroom" at FOSDEM itself and I don't have any 
> contacts
> in Brussles (that I know of).
>
> If you know of a company in Brussles that would be willing to host us, either
> before or after the conference, it'd be great if you could get in contact :)
> Likewise, if you work for a company that would be willing to sponsor a
> conference room in a hotel for a day or two.
>
> Last but not least: topics. I think it would be useful to collect some topics
> up front so that people have a chance to sleep on them. My top-2 topics are:
>
> * (How to) attract and retain new maintainers; enable existing maintainers to
>   get more done (e.g. through https://collectd.org/2958).
> * Agree on feature set of the new major version. My suggestion: move to
>   label-based metric names, introduce "distribution" data type and remove
>   "absolute" data type.
>
> Best regards,
> —octo
>
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 04:05:07PM +0000, Ranganath, Sunku wrote:
> > Hi Florian,
> >
> > Surely a big thanks for helping organizing this. Looking forward for the 
> > meetup and discussion.
> > We (from Intel side) are flexible on the location and time of the meetup. 
> > Provided feedback through the survey link.
> >
> > The important topic of interest from our side is about moving to time based 
> > release.
> > Onboard with Matthias on discussing the suggested topics. The only other 
> > topics to add on is about "code owners" & CI.
> >
> > This is surely a good progress in bringing together the community.
> > Hope to accelerate going ahead.
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Sunku Ranganath
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: collectd [mailto:collectd-boun...@verplant.org] On Behalf Of Matthias 
> > Runge
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:03 AM
> > To: Florian Forster <o...@collectd.org>; collectd@verplant.org
> > Subject: Re: [collectd] Interested in doing a workshop kind of contributor 
> > meetup?
> >
> > On 27/10/2018 11:21, Florian Forster wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > that's a great idea!
> > >
> > > I've talked to Matthias and we'll try to organize a venue in München,
> > > Germany where both of us work. Arranging something on a work day is
> > > going to be easier than on the weekend, at least if one of our
> > > employers is hosting us. In any event, knowing the number of
> > > interested parties would be super helpful. It'd be great if you could 
> > > take 30 seconds to fill out this three-question survey:
> > >
> > >    https://goo.gl/forms/GLYrW18Jui1luxGi2
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > —octo
> >
> >
> > Thank you Florian for putting this up!
> >
> > Since we're targeting early next year, we might also think of co-locating 
> > this with FOSDEM in Brussels (if that's an option?), as it might enable 
> > folks to combine travels?
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > Topics for the meetup I would imagine are:
> >
> > - review guidelines for reviewing code
> > - what are groups doing? presentations of involved projects?
> > - next big(ger) changes requested/planned for development
> > - ramping up interested persons
> > - discussion on changing the release model? feature-based vs. time-based 
> > releases?
> > - ...
> >
> > Best,
> > Matthias
> >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 10:25:29AM +0200, Matthias Runge wrote:
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> I wondered if there is interest in having a meetup for collectd
> > >> contributors, or if there is a way to distribute the load of
> > >> maintenance on more shoulders.
> > >>
> > >> I'm open to ideas to improve the situation, that could be:
> > >>
> > >> - create/maintain a wishlist for new features/changes
> > >> - define/collect low-hanging fruits for (new) contributors
> > >> - maybe switch to a different release model? Would automatism help there?
> > >> - create/maintain a wiki page for review or coding guidelines
> > >> - is the
> > >>
> > >> I'd be happy to organize/help organize a personal meeting, or to host
> > >> a video conference, irc meeting, whatever helps....
> > >>
> > >> Feedback is very welcome here. Based on the turn the discussion will
> > >> take, we would decide on next steps.
> > >>
> > >> Best,
> > >> Matthias
> > >>
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