I agree, we should definitely schedule this earlier in the year. November is not a good month for these types of things, peoples heads are already into the holiday and end of the year wrap up.
I would say April/May would be good. Not summer and not beginning of the school year. I'm leaning toward May actually. Donna Snow On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Ross Patterson <m...@rpatterson.net> wrote: > 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 >
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