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Subject: Re: [ublas] GSOC mentor summit CFP
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-28 11:05:16

Hi Karl,

did you attend the summit already ? That would be great if you can share
your experience, how it was, etc...

Indeed as you can see, I'm not used to this format but rather to the
"standard academic" format.


On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 2:29 AM, Karl Rupp <rupp_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi David,
> the Google mentor summit is more about an exchange of experiences in FLOSS
> development in general rather than a presentation of the individual
> projects. For example, you'll find support for a discussion of "How to
> build a community" and discuss experiences in one of the sessions. You may
> also be able to share experiences on Boost in general. However, I don't
> think that you'll find any audience for a discussion of Boost::ublas, as
> quite a large share of the audience is probably not familiar with C++ at
> all...
> Hope this helps you in not going there with wrong expectations. It's a
> really nice event for an exchange on the non-technical parts of open source
> development :-)
> Best regards,
> Karli
> On 08/27/2013 04:15 PM, David Bellot wrote:
>> Hi ublas,
>> as you know, this year we have 2 excellent students working for the
>> Google Summer of Code on new features for ublas. At the end of the
>> program, Google will also invite some of the mentors for a conference in
>> Mountain View, California.
>> It happens this year Boost::ublas is sending one of his mentor (actually
>> it's me). The conference is made on the concept of the "unconference".
>> To be honest with you, it's the first time I will participate to
>> something like that. It will be an opportunity to talk about Boost and
>> Boost::ublas.
>> As I have the honor to represent all of you guys, I'd like to ask you to
>> send your wishes and ideas of what I can talk about. Of course, a
>> presentation of ublas would be the basis, but I'm sure we can go even
>> further and there are certainly topics you'd love to see presented to
>> the public.
>> Let's talk about what we want to say in the name of ublas to this
>> conference.
>> Best regards,
>> David
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