[Ukfreebsd] Talks instead of pub meets

James O'Gorman james at netinertia.co.uk
Wed Jun 17 19:29:22 BST 2015


On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 06:51:35PM +0100, Justin Cormack wrote:
> On 17 June 2015 at 13:31, Sevan / Venture37 <venture37 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hiya,
> > Following on from talks at BSDCan on BUGs I was thinking about the
> > feasibility of holding talks (monthly or bi-monthly) instead of just
> > meeting up at the pub.
> >
> > Switching away from just a drinking club with a *BSD problem. There's
> > enough of us playing around with stuff that it could be feasible.
> > Maybe as a one off again to test?
> >
> > Thoughts?
> 
> It would be nice, but the apparent issue is that there is little
> commercial activity in BSD in London, so getting a venue is hard and
> getting people to talk about anything other than side projects is
> hard. The Joyent people have just started a very commercial meetup, as
> they want to sell Docker on SmartOS to people, but that is a different
> thing.

$dayjob is going to attempt to have space in our new office to be able
to hold meetups. If we do manage this, I should be able to blag
something. :-)

> (also organizing regular meetups is hard; I am about to restart London
> Lua after a coupleof years)...

People at $dayjob might be interested in this too. :-)

James


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