Invitation for Randa Meetings 2014

Mark Kretschmann kretschmann at
Sat Feb 15 09:08:41 GMT 2014

On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM, Mark Kretschmann <kretschmann at> wrote:
> Dear Multimedianistas,
> we are happy to announce that there will be a "Randa Meetings" event
> in 2014, and it is also planned to have a multimedia track there. If
> you have already been at a Randa event, you probably don't need any
> convincing, but just the date: *August 9th - 15th*.
> For everyone else, you can find some general information about the event here:
> In short: The Randa event takes place in the absolutely breathtaking
> scenery of the city of Randa in Switzerland. It is an international
> convention for KDE contributors coming together to exchange ideas,
> work on their projects, and also of course have a really good time. At
> each meeting there will be several interest groups invited, for
> example there could be a multimedia group, an education group, Plasma
> people, etc. You can imagine it as a bit of "meta-sprint", hosting
> several developer sprints at the same place, which often leads to a
> great results.
> In my personal opinion Randa is one of the finest developer meetings,
> something you just shouldn't miss when you are invited. To me it's
> always like a combination of inspired work and vacation, as there are
> also always activities planned to explore the surroundings.
> More detailed information (booking, etc) will soon be available from
> our organizer Mario Fux. It would be nice if we could already get a
> general overview of who would be interested in coming. Please reply to
> this email thread.
> Regards, Mark.

To make a start, myself and Myriam Schweingruber are going to join.
I've also heard some noises from Harald Sitter that pointed into the
direction of "yes".

Mark Kretschmann
Amarok Developer
Fellow of the Free Software Foundation Europe -

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