[triangle-zpug] Call for votes: first meeting format

Hunter Matthews triangle-zpug@starship.python.net
16 Sep 2002 11:20:10 -0400


On Sun, 2002-09-15 at 14:08, Tom Bryan wrote:
> In general, I'd like to have a monthly meeting with a topic and a 
> speaker.  For the first meeting, perhaps something different would be 
> in order.  We've had a bunch of suggestions for the first meeting, and 
> I'd like to see what sort of consensus there is (if any) about what 
> everyone would prefer for the first meeting.  So, please respond with 
> one vote per option.  Please rate each option with a +1, 0, or -1.  If 
> you'd like to include comments, please do, but remember to include your 
> vote...one vote per option.
> 
> Option A)  We all meet at a restaurant.  Everyone brings a a (maximum) 
> one page description of what (s)he is doing or has done with Python 
> and/or Zope.  The purpose of such a meeting is partially just an 
> icebreaker so everyone gets to know everyone else.  It also would give 
> a pretty good idea of the current skill and interest of the group.  It 
> would also give me a list of topic experts so that I know who to pester 
> to present at future meetings.
-1
> 
> Option B)  We get takeout (either individually or as a group) and meet 
> in a room where food is permitted.  After everyone is settled and 
> eating, Geoff gives a 30 minute presentation about Plone/CMF in Zope.  
> His idea is to give a demo of some of the solution's features and 
> capabilities and a list of references for more information.  
+1
> 
> Option C)  We meet at a conference room somewhere.  Geoff gives his 
> presentation.  After the presentation, we all pack into our cars and go 
> out to eat (for a scaled down version of option A).
+3
> 
> I'll wait a day or two to vote.  I wouldn't want to influence anyone 
> else's vote. :)  Mid next week, we'll chose an option, and then we'll 
> have a separate vote for time/location.  
> 
> ---Tom
> 
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