gnome is people Posted on June 29, 2006June 19, 2007 by Luis Villa Been a fun ride- see you all on the other side. (Slides, more pictures, long drawn out goodbyes soon :) Share this: Published by Luis Villa View all posts by Luis Villa
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What I did in September First I was going to try and post something arty (like a Luis-esque mosaic), then considered writing screeds about the whole escapade, but that would have taken forever. So, in summary: First we did this: [IMG] And then we went here: [IMG] And we had a blast. (2006-10-16 10:35:55.0)
did a great job putting the box together, people really seemed to dig that small form factor PC at the booth. The booth was packed most of the day, with Patrick expertly handling the entire range of questions for hours at a time. Kudos to Patrick! (Luis was right!) (Picture by Mike O’Connor)
it was a really interesting experience. I was happy to finally see people I only knew by email, and to meet many new persons, from all over the world. Among the presentations, most of them of high technical level, I was stricken by Luis Villa’s talk: http://tieguy.org/blog/2006/06/29/gnome-is-people/, for the passion and emotion his words conveyed. I have great respect for people who put all their efforts in the things they believe in, and Luis is one of them. My tutorial went ok, and at the football tournament my team got the second place (I
introduction of the GNOMEFIFA football match, and GNOME band, we crossed new barriers of activity and team building to make me really proud to be a part of such a project. I’ve always said that GNOME was about the people, and Luis proved this with a wonderful closing speech I was especially excited to see the interaction from the Sun guys. In previous conferences many people out of the team have kept to themselves, and it’s been personally disappointing that they haven’t reached out and got to know people in the
Desde aquí, mi agradecimiento a los colaboradores y organizadores, a los hackers de GNOME y a todo el que fue alli a aprender, colaborar y conocer a muy buena gente. También añadiré que Luis Villa hizo una gran clausura, con la frase “GNOME es la gente”, un gran broche final que nos hizo sentir, a quien más, a quien menos, parte de algo grande y con ganas de mezclarnos todo lo posible. Y ya sabéis: Keep on hacking in the free world.
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