[EuroPython] BDFL Keynote Thursday

Guido van Rossum guido at google.com
Mon Jul 19 14:49:36 CEST 2010

OK, I've created the Moderator page. The URL is:
http://www.google.com/moderator/#16/e=1eaf8 . It'll open 24 hours
before the event. Hopefully Wednesday before Richard Jones's keynote
someone can announce it.


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 14:24, Alex Willmer <alex at moreati.org.uk> wrote:
> That sounds great. If you wish to announce it on Twitter then if you begin
> your tweet with @europython it will be retweeted.
> On 19 Jul 2010 12:06, "Guido van Rossum" <guido at google.com> wrote:
> As some of the organizers know, my EuroPython keynote (Thursday at 9am
> in the main session room, Adrian Boult Hall) will take the form of a
> Q&A session with questions asked online. I did this at the last PyCon
> using Twitter, which was less than ideal. This time I plan to do it
> using Google Moderator (http://www.google.com/moderator/) which lets
> people pose questions ahead of time and vote on them.
> My idea is to set up a Moderator page for this Q&A and open it up for
> questions sometime Wednesday (my experience is that opening up
> Moderator too early has a bad effect on the ranking of the questions).
> My only reason to post here is to make sure that none of the
> EuroPython organizers have already set up such a Moderator page;
> assuming they haven't I will set it up myself tomorrow, and announce
> it here and on Twitter (someone else will have to update the
> EuroPython wiki and hopefully the program).
> PS. This email thread is purely to coordinate the Moderator page.
> Questions posted via email will be IGNORED (with points off for
> ignoring my request). Please wait for the Moderator page.
> --
> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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