Proposal 213 - Debian Multimedia BoF (Andreas Tille)

Andreas Tille andreas at
Fri Jul 17 16:41:13 UTC 2015

Sorry, wrong subject was previously injected here - it previously said
"Med" instead of "Multimedia".  I'm about to cancel this BoF due to a
lack of any response from Debian Multimedia.

Please raise your hand soon if this slot should be reserved for a
team meeting of multimedia maintainers.

Kind regards


On Sat, Jul 04, 2015 at 08:10:14PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:32:54PM +0200, Maximiliano Curia wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > In previous DebConfs there have been many events called "BoFs" that were
> > actually presentations of one speaker in the front, sometimes with slides,
> > usually held in the same big rooms as the other talks.
> > 
> > In DebConf15, the largest BoF room will have space for a maximum of 45
> > people (and will have video coverage) and there will be a number of other
> > smaller rooms with space for 15 to 20 people, without video coverage.
> > 
> > We have quite a number of BoF proposals, and only a few of them will get
> > video coverage, which is of course a hard decision to take, as not all of
> > the currently submitted BoFs will get video coverage.
> > 
> > For all these reasons we ask you to consider the following options:
> > - Will your BoF consist mostly of one or two speakers in the front, doing a
> >   presentation? If so, please change it to be a talk.
> > - Will your BoF be mostly for the people present in the room, and thus does
> >   not require video coverage? If so, please make sure that the "video
> >   recording" box is not ticked.
> > - Would it make sense to split it into two sections, one that can be streamed
> >   and one that can be just in-person? If so, you could submit a second event,
> >   or add a comment in the already existing one to let us know.
> > 
> > Whatever you decide to do, please also tell us by replying to this email.
> I had no single response from Debian Multimedia to my initial
> information[1] which was the only mail in May to this mailing list.
> I've now put the packaging list in CC but I'm considering to withdraw my
> proposal above.  In any case it seems no video coverage will be needed.
> Kind regards
>      Andreas.
> [1]
> -- 


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