[LGM] Fwd: lgm 2018: a B. town as a B-plan?

Dave Neary dneary at gnome.org
Mon Jun 26 22:56:29 UTC 2017

On 06/26/2017 03:35 PM, Frank Trampe wrote:
> I completely agree, and I do hope that somebody comes up with a European
> venue. Until one materializes, though, I'm going to continue working the
> Hong Kong prospect. Even if only ten of us show up, I think that it's
> important that we have some physical meeting called LGM in 2018. And,
> thanks to the GIMP, it would be very easy to edit the photographs to
> make the meeting look like a huge success.

I love this comment :-) Please add me to this year's picture too.

In all seriousness, I would encourage you to organise a smaller free art
meeting (call it LGM Asia even), but if there is an expectation of
gathering developer teams together, then there should be a 2nd event.

Good luck!

> I was going to offer to host in Saint Louis, but, with immigration
> controls tightening by the week, I believe that turnout would still be
> better in Hong Kong.
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 2:29 PM, Øyvind Kolås <pippin at gimp.org
> <mailto:pippin at gimp.org>> wrote:
>     >---------- Forwarded message ----------
>     >From: ale rimoldi <ale at graphicslab.org <mailto:ale at graphicslab.org>>
>     >Date: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:39 PM
>     >Subject: Re: [LGM] lgm 2018: a B. town as a B-plan?
>     >> Frank Trampe wrote:
>     >>
>     >> I'm working on Hong Kong.
>     >
>     >wow
>     >
>     >well, then, you folks can simply ignore my proposition.
>     After this years Latino GIMP Meeting, which Frank was one of the few
>     attendees of - i think it is a bad idea to consider/attempt organizing
>     LGM somewhere that is not close, cheap and convenient for European
>     attendees. Due to level of attendance, and thus lack of organizational
>     continuity - LGM almost stopped this year after a decade, attempting a
>     non-european LGM right now would probably both alienate and discourage
>     the traditional core tribe/attendees of LGM.
>     /pippin
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