Not anyone else from team pkg-multimedia going to debconf?


On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 11:10:33 (CET), Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> hi folks,
> who else is going to attend debconf 10? I've already booked my ticket
> together with Fuddl, so we'll both be there. Do we want to present
> something from our work? Like showing how the Debian multimedia stacks
> up, how is the state of jack, codec and related multimedia packaging?
> From: Debconf10 Talks Team <>
> Subject: [Debconf-announce] Debconf 10: Call for Contributions!
> To:,
> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 15:36:59 -0400
> Reply-To:
> Calling all potential contributors to Debconf 10!
> The Debconf team is excited to announce that we are now accepting
> proposals for contributions to this year's Debian conference! We
> invite you to submit proposals for how you would contribute until the
> deadline: May 1st, 2010, 23h59 UTC.
> There are many ways you can contribute, you could present a technical
> paper, host a panel discussion, put on a tutorial, do a performance,
> an art installation, a debate, host a meeting (BoFS, or Birds of a
> Feather Session), or other possibilities that you devise. This year we
> are also accepting proposals for tracks—a thematic grouping around a
> particular subject, and people to coordinate those tracks. If you are
> looking for ideas of things that you could contribute, or have ideas
> for things that you would like to see happen at Debconf, have a look
> at the Contribution Brainstorm[0] page.
> DebConf talks will be broadcast live on the Internet where possible,
> unless otherwise requested. Videos of the talks will be published on
> the web along with the presentation slides and papers.
> == Step 1. Submit Proposal ==
> Proposals should provide an overview of your proposed contribution,
> similar to an abstract, and be no more than 600 words. Since
> contributions can cover a range of issues, please describe what your
> proposal covers, be it political (Free Software, law, advocacy,
> access, etc.), technical (d-i, OpenPGP, etc.), social (Debian
> structures and groups). It's okay to hit all three of these. Your
> proposal should also include some information on why you're qualified
> to present, or coordinate this topic. For example, you can include
> links to posts you have made to Debian mailing lists or other material
> that indicates your qualifications. Proposals and their abstracts will
> be accepted until May 1st, 2010, 23h59 UTC.
> To submit your proposal, go to Penta[1] and register as an
> attendee. Once you are registered, there is a "Submit a proposal"
> link. You will see your proposal on the site. You can choose between
> different presentation types. If you are unsure what type you should
> use, please read our glossary of definitions[2]. If it's not there for
> some reason, or you have questions, please contact us immediately at
> == Step 2. Committee Review ==
> The review committee for this year will make its decision by May 1st,
> 2010.  All correspondence will be done by email.
> == Step 3. Paper Submission ==
> Like last year, we are asking for papers to be submitted along with
> the presentations. A full paper is optional, however we strongly
> encourage you to submit one if possible as we intend to provide
> written information along with transcripts of the sessions for later
> viewing. Having written papers in advance will allow us to get
> translations done to help non-native-English speakers feel more
> comfortable with the topics presented.  Papers are due by July 1st,
> 2010, and should cover the topic in reasonable depth (3 pages A4 text,
> plus pictures and diagrams). We will use LaTeX to typeset the
> proceedings. Please submit your paper formatted in LaTeX. Should you
> be unfamiliar with LaTeX earlier submission in plain text is also
> fine.
> == Step 4. Live Presentation ==
> Longer presentations may have a break in the middle and should include
> workshop items that directly involve the participants. If using slides
> or any other presentation, please consider that your audience will
> consist of people who use free software, and your choice of
> application to prepare and display the slides should reflect this if
> at all possible.
> == Fine Print Publication Rights ==
> Debconf requires non-exclusive publication rights to papers,
> presentations, and any additional handouts or audio/visual materials
> used in conjunction with the presentation. The authors have the
> freedom to pick a DFSG-free license for the papers themselves and
> retain all copyrights.  The presentations will be recorded, and may be
> broadcast over the Internet. Any copies of the presentation will be
> made available
> == Failure to Submit ==
> In the event that a deadline is missed we reserve the right to revoke
> any offer to present.
> == About Debconf ==
> The annual Debconf conference is a technical and social forum for
> Debian developers, sponsors, affiliates, and friends. It allows
> various groups within Debian a chance to come together, network, and
> share their work.
> Until we see you in the big city,
> Debconf Talks Team
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Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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