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Re: [vox] C coders group



Maybe some one wants to start a a asm/c hackers group 
I don't want to go to mountain view for accl 


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On Nov 26, 2012, at 10:49 AM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 07:38:58PM -0800, Bill Broadley wrote:
>> On 11/20/2012 11:17 AM, Bill Kendrick wrote:
>>> Hi Chris, there are definitely some C and C++ coders out here in LUGOD. (Hi!)
>>> We don't really have any sub-groups within the club.  (We talked about
>>> that a long, long time ago, and decided it wasn't worth the effort.)
>> 
>> In my general opinion the general LUG (linux user group) population has
>> been decreasing.  Lets face it Linux isn't new, isn't particularly hard
>> to use, and (if you are an admin) not particularly hard to admin.
>> 
>> As a result many "LUG" talks aren't particularly Linux specific.  They
>> tend to fall into three camps.  From past LUGOD talks:
>> 1) do something cool with an app (Gimp, KDenlive, flight sim, and
>>   MythTV)
>> 2) make your life easier as an web/systems admin (puppet, plone, git,
>>   django, Xen, etc)
>> 3) make your life easier as a programmer (Pyramid, Appaserver, Lazarus,
>>   Revision control, AWS, Jruby, R, Alice, Cmake, etc)
> 
> Really, it's always been like this.  If we're talking _Linux_ specifically,
> we're talking specific distros (and keep in mind our last meeting was on
> SUSE, and back in May it was on Ubuntu), or the Linux Kernel
> (compling, tuning, hacking) -- we haven't had a Kernel talk in almost
> 12 years, it looks like. :^D
> 
> (Full history at: http://lugod.org/meeting/past/ )
> 
> <snip>
>> Personally I'd enjoy some mini sessions at Lugod.  Say 10 minutes
>> (enforced) for a short (some call it a bullet session) talk with 5
>> minutes for questions.  Have 4 in a single meeting so you can find
>> something interesting for a larger group of people.
>> 
>> Alas, people don't seem to like the idea 8-(.
> 
> We've done a few like this, as well as a few roundtables.  Generally,
> it's harder for me to pin down 4+ people to speak at a meeting, than it
> is to find one person or organization/company.  With the latter, I can
> guarantee we'll have 45min to 1.5hr worth of content.  With the former,
> it can get into cat-herding territory, and we might end up with a grand
> total of 5 minutes of presentation, then we all go home. ;)
> 
> 
> -bill!
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