[sugar] Postponement of XOCamp Event to January

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Thu Oct 30 13:44:51 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 6:06 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at cscott.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 PM, Ed McNierney <ed at laptop.org> wrote:
>> The OLPC XOCamp event being planned for November 17 – 21 is being postponed
>> until January, 2009.  The Fedora FUDCON conference is in Boston on January 9
> As should be clear, I'm not happy at all with how this is being handled.
> We will have Martin, Marco, Tomeu, and Bernie here the week of the
> 17th (at least).  We should at least informally discuss 9.1 plans at
> that time.

>From my point of view, the situation is not so messed up as it could
be seen from inside.

The XOCamp has been delayed, but this doesn't mean we need to stop any
work. Stuff that is going to be worked on in the near future can still
be discussed as we have been doing to date. I personally am not fully
convinced of the XOCamp idea, but Scott is a smart guy and, as I still
haven't attended properly to one, am happy to give him the benefit of
the doubt.

Some people from outside have decided to visit Boston for some days,
is their trip not useful because the XOCamp has been delayed? I don't
think so at all! We have been working together for a long time and
these have been exciting times. We surely have lots to talk, share,
discuss, etc

I'm confident that when the remotes come back to their homes, the work
atmosphere will have improved significantly and this will reflect in
our productivity.

So, plans have changed, but are things really so bad?



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