[EuroPython] BDFL Keynote Thursday

Guido van Rossum guido at google.com
Tue Jul 20 13:23:25 CEST 2010

I've created a bit.ly short ULR for this: http://bit.ly/bdflqa

Also since the wireless is so crap I've decided to open the Moderator page now.

Go spread the word!


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 13:49, Guido van Rossum <guido at google.com> wrote:
> 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.
> --Guido
> 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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