[TIP] Testing in Python bof location

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 09:28:26 PST 2011

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Terry Peppers <peppers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry guys, kind of back from vacation. Shaking some cobwebs out of my head.
> TiP BoF will be on Saturday, March 12, 2011 @ 7:00 PM. People should
> begin assembling @ 6:00 PM, I'll officially reserve the room (or ask
> that we get the space) @ 6:30 PM so we can get setup.
>>> I think we had Exhibit Level Room C (from page 1 of PDF.)
> Yep, Paul .. that jives with my recollection.
>> I am +1 for not getting a large space.
> I'm with Paul and Alfredo on +1 on not a larger space. One thing we
> could consider is removing some of the tables out of the room that we
> were in and replacing them with chairs. If we removed half of the
> tables (front/back/left/right) we should be able to increase capacity,
> while maintaining the intimate feel that makes TiP BoF enjoyable. If
> we can't take down walls as Paul has suggested, I'm for removing
> tables ... which I think is reasonable.
> Additionally, while we did increase capacity like 4x in 2010 over
> 2009, I wonder if we can push it even higher in 2011. Certainly it's
> infamy is a draw, as is the free pizza, honest lightning talks, energy
> and personalities but I think moving it to a ballroom risks eroding
> what's made it great which is high energy and intimate.
> A couple of things I owe ... and I'll get to them today.
> 1. TiP BoF page on the PyCon site.
> 2. Update/Start a TiP BoF thread on Convore and TiP
> 3. Draft and publish "the rules"
> * Pizza provided by Disney (Paul, you're the best)
> * BYOB
> * Sign up for lightning talks (no one is given preference - first
> come, first served)
> * There'll be gentle heckling
> - t.

Ewa will have to speak to walls/room configuration. (if we can expand
it). I am fine with not expanding the space then. I was just offerin'

Also, remember you're role. Titus is Paula Abdul. I'm Simon. :)

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