GSoC Fedora events system

Hiemanshu Sharma fedora at
Tue May 3 17:51:32 UTC 2011

On 03-May-2011, at 1:36 AM, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> Hi Juan & Hiemanshu,
> After seeing this blog entry last week:
> I thought it would be a good idea for us to have a discussion of
> your goals for this system, and whether it has any crossover with a
> calendar system that Fedora has been seeking for some time.
> Other groups that are working on systems that span several Fedora
> teams, as I imagine an events system would, use the "logistics"
> mailing list to keep people informed and involved:
> If either of you is not subscribed, I'd like to invite you to that
> list so we can discuss more effectively.  Thanks!

I spoke to Juan over IRC, and well this could be something nice to do but what we were planning is more than just a calendar module/server. We want to be able to manage  budgets or sponsorship requests, we also want to be able to manage attendance, assign tasks, add voting for the bar camp style events and/or BoFs, being able to save tweets/dent from a specific hashtag for an event so the organizers can later read the impressions about that specific event from users. We are also planning on a more generic solution so a lot of people can benefit from this (School or College events, normal meetups, etc)


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