Re: Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:31 PM, john
palmieri<john j5 palmieri gmail com> wrote:

[snipping out parts of an well thought out response]

> To sum it all up - fools rush in.  We really need to take a step back and
> really try to understand what we wish to accomplish in another co-located
> event given the grand experiment of the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit.  Given
> that the polls were not overwhelmingly for or against (I would say they
> pointed to a more moderate, "I had a good time so yay either way") we should
> look at the no for next year as a middle ground also.   It allows us to
> discuss the pros and cons on the Foundation list without hamstringing
> efforts to organize next years conference (we really need to start
> organizing now).  I would say it is very likely we will co-locate the
> following year and even organize smaller events sooner than later.  If we
> want to do this right, we do it slowly and methodically.  We don't rush in
> because of an air of urgency due to impatience.

Thank you for the detail in your response. I would say that it does
make it a bit more clear than the numbers from the survey (which make
sense now).


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