Sprint invitation take two

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 13:28:18 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Kevin Ottens <ervin at kde.org> wrote:
> On Friday 4 June 2010 08:52:23 Jos Poortvliet wrote:
>> IOW it will be a KDE Mobile Sprint. Knut has promised there would be
>> Qt-on-symbian ppl there, and Symbian devices for the hackers to play
>> with. But as usual of course the sprint participants set the agenda
>> there and then.
> It's much more acceptable conditions now. I'm definitely for a KDE Mobile
> sprint. :-)
>> The reason Knut initially offered a Symbian sprint is because he
>> believes Symbian to be a good candidate for the KDE libraries and
>> apps. There are huge amounts of Symbian devices out there, and the
>> difference we could make is huge. We’re talking hundreds of millions
>> of users here! We’ve already shown it is possible
>> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ni_6qTwj-Y) so why not capitalize on
>> that?
> Well, we know about that I think. Still as you know we're a community which
> tends to tackle one battle at a time, and really Symbian is out of reach until
> we can reuse our CMake toolchain for it. The video you posted is a neat hack,
> still that's a hack and would involve maintaining two sets of build files
> (qmake + cmake), we can't really afford that upstream.
>> So, there you have it. Who is interested in a KDE Mobile sprint? Add
>> yourself to the doodle:
>> http://doodle.com/nsiurc2hv2cpukt8
> I'm in the doodle, I reported the "not already blocked dates"... now hoping
> I'll be able to make it. I'm kind of surprised I'm not seeing any of the usual
> suspects subscribed though... so cross-posting on kde-mobile to try to raise
> awareness.
> @ mobile people:
> Guys, the proposed dates don't suit you? :-)

Just in response to some questions: this will be the usual KDE sprint,
eg I'll ask e.V. for a budget so travel & hotel will be sponsored!

> Regards.
> --
> Kévin Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net
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