BoF session at the MeeGo conference

Bart Cerneels bart.cerneels at
Fri Aug 27 21:43:22 CEST 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 16:54, Bart Cerneels <bart.cerneels at> wrote:
> 2010/8/27 Volker Krause <vkrause at>:
>> On Thursday 26 August 2010 19:19:16 Bart Cerneels wrote:
>>> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 15:22, Bart Cerneels <bart.cerneels at> wrote:
>>> > Has anyone on this list already send a BoF session proposal?
>>> >
>>> > I was thinking of the following:
>>> >
>>> > We (KDE) and others (Qt) developers have written a lot of Qt code
>>> > already. It makes perfect sense to try and reuse this code on the
>>> > latest and most exiting Qt platform: MeeGo.
>>> > This BoF session will be an open, example led discussion between
>>> > developers who want to port whole applications or use existing
>>> > libraries and technologies on the MeeGo platform.
>>> >
>>> > This session is intended for anyone with existing Qt code, not just
>>> > KDE but obviously we have a lot of experience already.
>>> > We can also get into more specific KDE stuff during or after the session.
>>> >
>>> > How about it KOffice-mobile devs? Any interest?
>>> > We've got until tomorrow.
>>> >
>>> > Bart
>>> It seems like Volkers talk proposal [1] offers most of what I had in
>>> mind though I'll let him confirm.
>> yep, looks like we had very similar ideas here :)
>>> The question is, should we follow this up with a BoF as an extended
>>> Q&A session, brainstorming about more/better ways to reuse our code,
>>> etc.
>> I guess we have much more to talk about than one could possible squeeze into a
>> 30 minute talk slot.
>> regards
>> Volker
> So I'll do a proposal for a BoF session that I'll host with some vague
> but interesting title and summery. Is anyone willing to be my backup,
> because I'm not 100% sure yet I can actually make it to the
> conference.
> Bart

And here it is:

As you can see I'm "inviting" KDE mobile developers to share their
experience. You can see this as an extended Q&A session for your own
If you're game, please tell me so I can add you as a co-presenter
(this might serve as a backup if your main talk is not accepted). I'll
(attempt to) play BoF leader and steer the discussions. Depending on
the turn-out we could levitate to a discussion about KDE's MeeGo UX
(see [1]) or a wider think with other Qt developers not from our



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