[kde-community] KDE office (was: Your KDE highlight of 2014?)

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Dec 26 11:32:31 GMT 2014

El Dijous, 25 de desembre de 2014, a les 02:23:20, Laszlo Papp va escriure:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 11:52 PM, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 08.17:58 Laszlo Papp wrote:
> >> Let us get this off-topic out of the highlight thread...
> >> 
> >> > This gave me the idea, why not setup other KDE offices, by sharing
> >> > space.
> >> > I would be very interested in making that happen here in south west of
> >> > UK
> >> 
> >> Well, living on the south east of England (London, Cambridge,
> >> Brighton, etc), I am sceptical even here whether this would be
> >> sustainable
> > 
> > Sustainable or not, I would expect there to be concerns with people
> > independently setting up offices branded "KDE". Assuming KDE cares about
> > its brandname and reputation, it's a pretty risky precedent to start
> > rolling.
> > 
> > Having shared / open work spaces for people with common interests such as
> > KDE is a great concept and can (and does) work ...
> Aaron,
> I am not trying to write that it cannot and does not work elsewhere. I
> was particularly referring to this region. If you think it is possible
> to make it work in this area, feel free to share your thoughts for the
> potential future growth in here. My concerns are the following:
> * This is, unlike Spain and some other places, is very expensive.
This is off topic, but you haven't tried renting something in Barcelona, don't 
assume it's cheap.

Now, it's quite obvious that unless someone is willing to pay an office (like 
in this case Blue Systems), no other KDE-friendly-offices are going to happen 
(outside the one KDE eV has in Berlin) so let's try to focus our energies 
somewhere else more productive :)


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