[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] FFmpeg "developers conference"
Wed Jun 20 12:05:03 CEST 2007
On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 10:35:22AM +0100, Robert Swain wrote:
> On 19 Jun 2007, at 10:19, Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 08:31:00AM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> >> On 6/18/07, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> > [...]
> >>> I like the idea, I proposed it at LinuxTag after all :)
> >>> Somewhere in Germany would likely be a good place given how
> >>> central it
> >>> is and how many devs come from there.
> >> Funny how everyone is proposing to do this get-together next to
> >> where he lives.
> >> So I'll do my share:
> >> How about doing it in Frogistan?
> How about in Britain somewhere? :p I'm not sure where there might be
> space for us all though. And I would actually prefer another trip
> away, it's good fun. Just not in the immediate future as many of us
> have only just been away to Berlin...
I certainly wouldn't mind seeing London or other parts of it again, it's
been long ago and was quite fun.
But there are the usual problems: need to find a place etc.
> > 3) Probably hard, but how about PCs? I don't have anything working
> > portable currently and probably other don't either or at least
> > wouldn't
> > mind having less to carry (I can bring along my laptop hard disk
> > though
> > :-P)
> If people trust other people with their computers we can probably
> work shifts or something. ;)
Sure, and if we have more space than at LiuxTag we probably can easily
work together in groups of two or three. Still, it is a point that might
be interesting to consider.
> > 4) Might be nice if more than one person speaks the local language ;-)
> > (English, German, French in oder of preference for me ;-) )
> English is your first choice? I guess that's because we all speak
> English. :D Berlin did make me want to learn German to some degree.
Actually the point is that I have rarely a chance to properly speak
English otherwise (which starts to show in my pronounciation - though surprisingly
it seems I picked up a tiny bit of Mans's accent during the short time in Berlin)
while I can still express mostly everything I want (that point speaks against French ;-) ).
Also, since English is not my native language I can "play" with it
without noticing that it sounds stupid ;-) (actually I think you really
can use more unusual expressions in English without drawing weird looks and
due to drawing from at least three languages you have more chances for it too).
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