[pulseaudio-discuss] Organizing a PulseAudio Developers Meeting

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 14:09:06 PST 2009

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> Heya!
> Back at foss.in 2008 in Bangalore I spoke to a couple folks from Intel
> (who I assume are on this mailing list, are you?) about the
> possibility to arrange a PulseAudio developers meeting some time later
> this year. Nokia folks seems to be very interested in this as
> well. Before we can do this I'd like to have a better overview how
> many people would actually show up for this. And that's why I am
> writing this email.

Have you asked the ALSA people to see if a joint Pulse/ALSA meeting
would be possible?

I'd love to see the ALSA HDA interface sorted out so that Pulse can
properly deal with the devices.

> So, here's what I have in mind: last year I was lucky to be able to
> attend a BlueZ developers meeting in Helsinki. I'd roughly model our
> PA meeting after that. Basically, it's just a couple hackers in a room,
> with a very, very lose schedule. We'd have a list of topics to discuss,
> everbody can ask (and respond to) questions, everyone has his laptop
> and can hack away, in a very relaxed atmosphere. Timeframe would be
> two or three days.
> To make the organization a bit easer and travelling a bit cheaper it
> might be a good idea to organize this attached to the Bluez
> meeting. i.e. meet at the same place but in a different room or a few
> days apart.
> I understood the Intel Bangalore folks that they'd even be willing to
> provide a location for hosting this meeting. Marcel mentioned that he
> plans a BlueZ meeting around that time in London. Another option would
> be to hold it next to the Plumbers conf in Portland. Or -- which would
> be easiest for me -- here at Red Hat Berlin.
> The BlueZ meetings are invitation only. Given that we didn't have any
> PA meeting before I'd however keep things open for now: whoever feels he
> could contribute is welcome to attend. Note however that this is
> supposed to be a developer's meeting, not a user's meeting.
> Anyway, for now I'd like to ask you guys for opinions. Also, I'd be very
> thankful if those who are interested to attend would drop me a line
> (off-list, and that includes the folks who I already talked to before,
> since i never compiled a list of names). Before we discuss locations
> we should probably know how many people will show up, or anyone will
> show up at all.
> Thank you,
> Lennart
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