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Re: Doc Sprint Amsterdam

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:46:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CACCmPHzku60WXbKASc4BHsFa-Gqx-pBjx3E9pinQg3pvtwyYpw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>
Cc: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>, Andre Jay Meissner <ameissne@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:39 AM, Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com> wrote:

> - I think the hashtag #WPDS says what it should, but we could always
> change it at a later date, it's not till October.
> - When is the anniversary? (I cannot make a giant cake, but I will mention
> it)
>
Anniversary of Web Platform Docs--we
launched<http://blog.webplatform.org/2012/10/one-small-step/> on
October 8th last year (also close to Fronteers).


> - Is there anyone besides Chris who can already confirm they will attend?
> I could put that on the page as well
>

>
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 9:17 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> I can help write blog post when the time comes, and let me know if
>> there's anything else | Can do to help. I'll definitely attend.
>>
>> Chris Mills
>> Opera Software, dev.opera.com
>> W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org
>> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>>
>> On 16 Apr 2013, at 21:33, Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Thanks for the responses.
>> > Is someone willing to write a blog post on blog.webplatform.org? The
>> blogpost on the Fronteers website will be online tomorrow.
>> >
>> > I'm aslo working on an Eventbrite page and I've basically copied Jay's
>> version for Berlin and altered a few things.
>> >
>> > Can someone please check if this is correct? Thanks!
>> >
>> > Web Platform Doc Sprint Amsterdam
>> >
>> > Join like-minded contributors and help to document the web platform
>> > and improve the WebPlatform.org user experience!
>> > Learn how to contribute and help grow the definitive reference site for
>> HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SVG & more. Choose from a variety of small, medium
>> or larger To-Do's and let the experts from some Web Platform Stewards on
>> site guide you how to contribute articles, samples, tutorials, overviews,
>> and insights.
>> >
>> > Please bring your own computer. We will serve snacks, meals & drinks,
>> and yes, there might even be some cool swag & prizes for you to win!
>> > It starts here - with you!
>> >
>> > If you run a meetup, user group or other community, and are interested
>> in running an event like this with your local folks, make sure to attend -
>> we will provide you with everything to get you and your group started.
>> >
>> > Saturday, Okt 12, 2013
>> >
>> > 09:00 Introduction to WebPlatform.org
>> > 10:00 Doc Sprint, guided by Web Platform Stewards Experts
>> > 13:00 Lunch
>> > 14:00 Doc Sprint, guided by Web Platform Stewards Experts (Snacks
>> served)
>> > 18:00 Review Results + Cool PRIZES!
>> >
>> > Your on site experts from the Web Platform Stewards will be confirmed
>> at a later date...
>> >
>> > The location will be in Amsterdam, where the exact location is will
>> also be confirmed soon.
>> >
>> > Please note:
>> > We want to bring in everybody that is interested to attend. Please help
>> to spread the word, ideally only make reservations if you really plan to
>> attend, and give back your ticket in case you should not be able to join us
>> ("cancel order" at Eventbrite). Thanks for your help!
>> > We expect attendees from all across europe, this is why the event will
>> be in english language. Feel free to contribute to WebPlatform.org in the
>> language of your choice, though!
>> > Hashtag for the event is #WPDS.
>> > Follow Paul and WebPlatform on Twitter for any event updates.
>> >
>> > WebPlatform.org is an open community of developers building resources
>> for a better web, regardless of brand, browser or platform. Anyone can
>> contribute and each person who does makes it stronger. Together we can
>> continue to drive innovation on the Web to serve the greater good.
>> > WebPlatform.org is convened by W3C and is made possible by the support
>> of the Web Platform Stewards.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org> wrote:
>> > On 15 Apr 2013, at 18:46, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Thanks for doing his, Paul! Great to see it happening. I don't recall
>> anything about running doc sprints generally other than the link to the
>> plan for the Berlin doc sprint that Chris mentioned. We had started a Doc
>> Sprint in a Box along these lines, but I'm not sure where that is.
>> >
>> > Ummm, I was meant to have a go at writing it when Peter got really
>> busy…but then I got really busy too ;-)
>> >
>> > >
>> > > There are a couple of blog posts about the Mountain View [1] and San
>> Francisco [2] doc sprints that Google ran.
>> > >
>> > > Usually we have at least one area of concentration - for Berlin it
>> was the CSS Properties project. We may have completed that project by
>> October or it will be in review, I think. So we'll need a "big" project to
>> work on in Amsterdam. I'm not sure, but I think the next big project may be
>> the DOM APIs. We're presently doing the research around that project.
>> > >
>> > > Besides that, there are always tasks to do through the Getting
>> Started page [3], and we had success with this at the April 3 doc sprint in
>> San Francisco.
>> > >
>> > > With every doc sprint, you'll get attendees who already have a
>> project in mind or already know what they want to do. And frozenice and
>> Paul Rosenbusch will probably come up with some amazing template wizardry
>> or other fun.
>> > >
>> > > ~Scott
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > [1] http://blog.webplatform.org/2012/12/doc-sprint-mountain-view/
>> > > [2]
>> http://blog.webplatform.org/2013/04/doc-sprint-san-francisco-april-3/
>> > > [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Getting_Started
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Andre Jay Meissner <
>> ameissne@adobe.com> wrote:
>> > > Hi Paul,
>> > >
>> > > Location: I also did not have a location for the Eventbrite page when
>> we opened up the Berlin event for registration. You can easily put
>> something like "to be announced shortly", and update it later.
>> > >
>> > > Awesome to read this is progressing and coming to a reality!
>> > > *Jay
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Von: Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>
>> > > Datum: KW 16 | Montag, 15. April 2013 18:02
>> > > An: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> > > Betreff: Doc Sprint Amsterdam
>> > > Neu gesendet von: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <
>> public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> > > Neu gesendet am: KW 16 | Montag, 15. April 2013 18:32
>> > >
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > As some of you probably allready know, I'm currently setting up a Doc
>> Sprint in Amsterdam.
>> > > The sprint is planned the day after the Fronteers conference, on
>> October the 12th.
>> > >
>> > > The Fronteers ticket sales are being planned to go online next
>> thursday. In the confirmation e-mail, they want to include a link to an
>> event page on the Fronteers website about the WPDS.
>> > >
>> > > Are there any good texts that explains the WPDS so I can put that on
>> the Fronteers site. And perhaps it should be on the WebPlatorm.org blog
>> before it is announced anywhere else.
>> > >
>> > > I want to set up an EventBrite page for the tickets, but we don't
>> have a confirmed location yet. Does anybody knows if that's problem?
>> > >
>> > > Hope you can help me out.
>> > >
>> > > Paul.
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
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