On Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 12:23:12PM +0000, Pedro Andrade wrote:
Pedro,

we are finalizing things and I hope to get the invite sent out early
next week.

Best,
Matthias

> Hi Florian, All,
> 
> Was there any decision concerning this workshop? Thanks.
> 
> Best regards,
> Pedro
> ________________________________________
> From: collectd [collectd-boun...@verplant.org] on behalf of Matthias Runge 
> [mru...@matthias-runge.de]
> 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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