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Re: [Xen-devel] [Seeking input] Format of Xen Project Developer Summit in October

On Thu, 2013-08-08 at 12:39 +0100, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Hi all,
> last year, we had two parallel tracks at the Developer Summit : some 
> felt, this was positive - others felt, we should go back to a single 
> track. Also, the discussion sessions at this year's Hackathon were very 
> effective and popular. We are also having our first User Summit in 
> September: so I expect that there will be less user content at the 
> Developer Summit.
> I have booked two rooms for the Xen Developer summit, which means we 
> have a number of options:
> Option 1) We could run two parallel content tracks for most of the event 
> (assuming we have enough content)
> Option 2) We could use the second room for in-depth discussions (using 
> an unconference scheduling mechanism as we have done at the Hackathon: 
> if you want to know how this works do read 
> http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2013/05/28/event-report-xen-hackathon-2013/ - 
> we would use a simplified version of the mechanism described). These 
> would run in parallel to the main program, for example in the afternoon. 
> In other words, we would have "BoF type meetings decided on the day" or 
> "hacking sessions" or "get started with X" or "how do we solve problem 
> Z" etc. that would happen in the second room in parallel to talks.
> Option 3) A mixture of both
> Please let me know your views by voting in public. Example "+1 for 
> option 3", "+1 for option 1", ...

No particularly strong preference,  but leaning more towards #2.


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