[python-uk] saturday london python dojos?
walter.stafford at carbonsixty.co.uk
Tue Jan 31 13:28:57 CET 2012
You're right about the fatigue and it's my fault for being unclear. The
events won't all be python related. I have contacts with people from other
events so I'm thinking one Python dojo or hackathon, a general themed
hackathon with participation from multiple disciplines and maybe a barcamp
every other month or something. I'm still working out the details and I've
started hitting up other companies for potential sponsorship.
Still early days. The one thing I don't want to do is step on the toes of
the existing dojo. So please, if you feel this is the case let me know and
we can work something out. Maybe the python dojo stays as it is and we
concentrate on a Python hackathon on the weekend (which I really like the
On 31 January 2012 12:20, Nicholas H.Tollervey <ntoll at ntoll.org> wrote:
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> On 31/01/12 11:54, Ed Stafford wrote:
> > Hi Ross,
> > That's an idea! Once I get the sign off I may find we have enough
> > time for 2 or 3 events a month. Will have to gauge interest towards
> > the end of the week.
> Hmmm... might this not cause hackathon fatigue? There are a lot of
> developer related events in London and doing something too much will
> probably start really well and then dribble off as the new "shiny"
> comes along.
> When I think about what we do in the dojo I reckon the limitations of
> size and frequency (we can only do it once a month in an office
> that'll hold no more than 30 hackers) actually plays to our advantage.
> People know the damn thing is going to sell out within hours and won't
> be around for another 4-5 weeks so best book a ticket RIGHT NOW!!11!!1!
> Happy to help out in any way I can.
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