On Thursday 21 April 2005 04:17 am, Dave Neary wrote: > Hi all, > > A separate mail to talk about what we can do with the money we have now. > It is certainly enough to start planning a GIMPCon, if someone is > willing to put the work into doing that. > > If we do plan a GIMPCon, though, I would recommend being a little more > open about it than the summit type events which we had in Berlin and at > GUADEC. We should try to organise a couple of days of talks and demos > open to the public, and why not get some Inkscape, Scribus, OO Draw and > Blender people involved and make it a Free Graphics Con.
If you are going to do a "Free Graphics Con" there are other projects that should also be involved. I would include CinePaint, Hugin, autopano-SIFT, panotools and enblend in the list of graphics projects to invite. There might be other projects that should be included as well. > > One candidate, if people are interested, would be to join up with > Blender Con, which is planned for October, in Amsterdam. > > Just to be clear, I am not in a position to put time into this. If we > are to have a GIMPCon this year, someone else will have to organise it. > I have no problem being an intermediary with the GNOME Foundation for > money, though. > > Cheers, > Dave.
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