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Re: Doc Sprint Amsterdam

From: Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:20:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAG2Bc6HUzf1CZqXw+cz_qyo365zfcYsrA3id=j+=PjUGaZtNA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.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>
Hi all,

The eventbrite page is live:
http://web-platform-doc-sprint-amsterdam.eventbrite.com/ and there's also a
page live on the Fronteers site:
http://fronteers.nl/bijeenkomsten/2013/web-platform-doc-sprint-in-amsterdam

Let me know if anything needs to be changed.

Paul.


On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>wrote:

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> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:39 AM, Paul Verbeek <paul@webinthehat.com>wrote:
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>> - 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
>>
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>> 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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