That opening definitely made me laugh. :) Thanks for the date confirmation, and for picking up the responsibility for putting this together Paul and Bernat!
Best, Pradyun On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 7:06 AM Paul Ganssle <p...@ganssle.io> 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: > https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Wz2-ECkicJgAmQDxMFivWmU2ZunKvPZ2UfQ59zDGj7g/edit#heading=h.7rw2gk16okic > > 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 > -- > Distutils-SIG mailing list -- email@example.com > To unsubscribe send an email to distutils-sig-le...@python.org > https://mail.python.org/mailman3/lists/distutils-sig.python.org/ > Message archived at > https://firstname.lastname@example.org/message/ZEZNY2MCUN3S3JGUFF6U6OWVEOKW2UAF/ >
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