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[Xen-devel] Re: Xen Hackathon 23-25 March 2011 Cambridge, UK

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: Xen Hackathon 23-25 March 2011 Cambridge, UK
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 08:53:49 +0000
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Just a reminder to please let me know by the end of January if you would
like to attend the hackathon.


On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 16:53 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> Dear Xen Developers,
> I would like to announce the first Xen.org hackathon to be held at
> Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK between 23-25 March 2011.
> The aim of the event is to give developers the opportunity to meet
> face to face to discuss development, coordinate hacking and
> collaborate with other developers as well as allowing everyone to put
> names with faces.
> There will be no schedule, planned talks, presentations etc nor is
> there any specific agenda other than the above.
> Note that the event will not incorporate developer or user training.
> There are a limited number of places available at the venue and
> therefore the event will be by invitation only. If you would like to
> be invited please email me as soon as you are able and no later than
> the end of January. Please email me only and not the whole list,
> reply-to set as appropriate.
> If you think you would like to come but are unsure if you will be able
> to make it let me know and I can include you on a provisional basis.
> It is my hope that it will be possible to invite everyone who asks but
> in case this is not possible please include details of the projects or
> areas you are, or expect to be, working on, as well as who you expect
> to be collaborating on as this will allow me to (try and) ensure that
> the invitation list covers suitable grouping of people with mutual
> interests and that where possible the majority of those who are active
> in a given area area are included.
> With that in mind, if there is someone who works in your area(s) of
> interest who you feel needs to attend in order for the event to be
> productive for you or if there are areas of development which you feel
> would benefit from getting a particular group of developers together
> then please be sure to convince those individuals to email me.
> I will let those who are invited know in early February. This should
> give everyone plenty of opportunity to book flights and accommodation.
> There is no registration fee however as an attendee you will need to
> cover your own travel, accommodation and other costs such as evening
> meals etc. Lunch will be provided by the venue. We can provide
> guidance on places to stay, information on getting to Cambridge from
> the major UK airports etc.
> If you are a student (or a self-funding enthusiast with limited
> resources) please let me know, there are many Xen developers in
> Cambridge and we may be able to sort out some crash space.
> The venue will be fitted out with WiFi and sufficient bandwidth to
> enable remote access (e.g. SSH, VPN etc) to your build and test
> systems. I'm afraid it won't be possible to provide any particular
> test hardware resource so please prepare for remote access (or bring
> your own).
> It will likely not be possible to support large data transfers like
> network installs or large downloads etc so please be prepared and
> bring what you need. My intention is to bring along a machine with
> mirrors of source trees, common Linux distributions and stuff like
> that. If you expect to need something specific please let me know
> nearer the time.
> If the event is a success then hopefully it will be repeated in the
> future alongside the XenSummit or other relevant events.
> Looking forward to seeing many of you there!
> Ian.

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