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FOSDEM 2020 

CFP is out.

fosdem.org/2020/news/2019-08-1

I still have problems with the sponsoring of the event. If Gaggle, M$ et al are sponsoring it, I might not be interested. I know there's a couple of people in the @fosdem organization that feel that way as well, but they're a minority. AFAIK the issue is to be able to spend time to find more smaller sponsors rather than a small bunch of large sponsors. So the more interested people, the more chances to avoid surveillance capitalist sponsors.

FOSDEM 2020 

Anyone wants to propose a devroom for ?

Deadline is September 20.

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FOSDEM 2020 

@how I don't have the time nor expertise to contribute, but I'd definitely attend an AP devroom. The AP panel last year was extremely interesting.

FOSDEM 2020 

@how @fosdem if there is an ActivityPub related thing again, would love to attend!

FOSDEM 2020 

@cj only if we make it happen :) Maybe that's a good topic for this weekend's APConf.

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FOSDEM 2020 

@how Unfortunately I won't be there. :(

And yes I'd like to help make it happen. :)

FOSDEM 2020 

@cj I'd love to have this discussion on socialhub.network, but the blockade is still going on, we cannot invite new people... So I'm trying to convince both @cwebber and @mxb to move to socialhub.activitypub.rocks, where it belongs. All we need is a backup of the existing discussion, an email address with infinite aliases, and a DNS pointing at a Discourse instance.

re: FOSDEM 2020 

@how @fosdem there's been a survey [1] about EU engagement in FOSS, although it's finished apparently. however, within my answer I have submitted the suggestion that EU should consider putting more money in FOSS movement in general and in FOSDEM in particular. perhaps they will consider such move...

[1] https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/collection/open-source-observatory-osor/news/results-eu-fossa-survey
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