That opening definitely made me laugh. :)

Thanks for the date confirmation, and for picking up the responsibility for
putting this together Paul and Bernat!


On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 7:06 AM Paul Ganssle <> wrote:

> Greetings one and all!
> Each year millions of eyes around the world eagerly wait at their computer
> with baited breath to learn the timing of the most fabulous, extravagant,
> decadent and hyperbolically oversold event of the year: The Python
> Packaging Summit. While most of the details aren't finalized (and in fact
> basically no details are finalized), in the interest of giving those who
> would like to attend a chance at some additional notice on their travel
> plans, we have established that the date of the summit: *Thursday, 16
> April 2020* (the day before the first PyCon talk day).
> For the past two years we've unofficially held our mini-summit on the
> first day of PyCon Sprints, but given that this summit is of particular
> interest to maintainers - many of whom would like to spend the first day of
> sprints actually sprinting - we have decided to run the summit on the
> tutorials day parallel to the Education Summit. We have applied for a spot
> in the Hatchery program, but even if we are not accepted as an official
> PyCon evenat, we will make arrangements to run the summit off-site on that
> day.
> For those unaware of the nature of the summit, you may want to pay
> attention to the "hyperbolically oversold" portion of my description less
> than the "decadent" and "extravagant" portions. The purpose of the summit
> is to get a bunch of people interested in Python Packaging together to
> discuss and coordinate on important topics in packaging and how we can move
> them forward. If you are on the fence about joining and want to know more,
> here are some detailed notes taken at the summit last year:
> As I mentioned earlier, we have finalized essentially *no* details of
> this summit other than the date. I do not know how many people will be able
> to attend or by what mechanism we will prioritize attendance at the summit
> if there is limited space.
> In the coming months please keep an eye out for:
>    - Registration details (if such a thing is deemed necessary)
>    - A call for topic suggestions
>    - Voting on how to prioritize topic suggestions
> Looking forward to seeing you all there!
> Paul
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