Chris Calloway <c...@unc.edu> writes: > On 12/16/2008 3:43 PM, Roberto Allende wrote: >> I believe it is a good idea to keep it one month after PC, but before >> december. > > I don't know why so close to Plone Conference is good. It takes a lot > of cat herding just to get the Plone people in my area to go to Plone > Conference. Then they come back from conference and are immediately > asked to participate in putting on a local event. It makes the people > in my local Plone community feel like some people think Plone is the > only thing in life. Plone is supposed to help them do their jobs, not > *be* their jobs. > > Plus, just as a report, WPD was three days after the general elections > in the U.S.. Plone people on the whole are usually very aware and > active sorts. That means lots of us in the U.S. were working our asses > off trying to get a good election turnout while preparations for WPD > were just kind of phoned-in. And it showed. In my area had a WPD with > the same 15 people who come to everything Plone related around here. > > I would suggest some time completely opposite of Plone Conference and > holiday season. I would suggest sometime in the early spring. It could > get people excited about Plone in a timeframe right before the season > when there are usually a lot of Plone training events and symposia and > leading up to Plone Conference.
+1 I was just thinking exactly this! :) WPD could be a great tool for building and maintaining momentum in the Plone community in addition to drawing interest from those not already a part of it. Ross _______________________________________________ Evangelism mailing list Evangelism@lists.plone.org http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/evangelism