Hi, this is a heads up about the Wikimedia Developer Summit 2017. We want
to open the scope and participation of this event, bringing it closer to
i.e. volunteer developers and other technical contributors (like you)
active in Wikimedia communities but perhaps not so much in the
MediaWiki.org / wikitech-l groups. One important step is to assure that the
main topics of the Summit reflect better the priorities of these audiences.
Your participation is welcomed!

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From: Quim Gil <q...@wikimedia.org>
Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 9:24 PM
Subject: WikiDev'17 main topics -- more feedback needed
To: Wikimedia developers <wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org>, Development and
Operations Engineers <engineer...@lists.wikimedia.org>


Hi, we need more voices and perspectives in the definition of the main
topics of the Wikimedia developer Summit 2017. Your participation is very
important!

RobLa went through the suggestions made and has proposed an organization
around main topics, and the discussion has started. Please check
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/WikiDev17/Topic_ideas and the discussion
page.

Rachel and I have decided to make a soft-launch of the Summit by opening
the registration and travel sponsorship requests only, because we cannot
keep postponing this step. You should hear news from us tomorrow.

We will launch properly opening the call for participation and promoting
the Summit widely in Wikimedia channels and beyond hopefully next week,
when we have a "good enough" list of main topics.

-- 
Quim Gil
Engineering Community Manager @ Wikimedia Foundation
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Qgil
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