Agreed.  Sounds good.  Thanks, Damon.

Mike

On 06/04/2014 11:44 AM, Benjamin Root wrote:
Yes please. Last year's BoF was well-attended. I would expect nothing less this year.

Ben


On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Damon McDougall <damon.mcdougall@gmail.com> wrote:
Shall I go ahead and set up a MEP bof?  Just got an email for a call
for BoFs which reminded me to ask.

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Benjamin Root <ben.root@ou.edu> wrote:
> That is unfortunate that we can't have a summit before/after SciPy 2014. I
> have also booked my flights and hotel, and the only time I would have to fit
> a "summit" outside of SciPy 2014 would be Saturday, July 5th in the evening.
>
> I will be there, though, for the entire conference (including both sprint
> days). Perhaps we can have a somewhat formalized Birds-of-a-feather session?
> Maybe with a discussion panel and some short presentations on our visions
> for future matplotlib development?
>
> Ben Root
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 9:35 AM, Michael Droettboom <mdroe@stsci.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> Sorry to be writing this at this late point, but I've been hoping I
>> could find a way around it.  I won't be able to attend an extra day at
>> either end of Scipy year, both due to personal commitments and new
>> funding constraints at NASA.  I do plan to attend/host the matplotlib
>> sprint again, however, which is not a bad opportunity to catch up on
>> some of these issues.
>>
>> So, an extra developer summit day is still possible if someone else is
>> able to organize it -- I just, unfortunately, won't be able to attend.
>> We can still use the matplotlib donated funds to cover the cost of the
>> extra hotel night (assuming the numbers of people wanting to do that is
>> not too large) and meeting space (if the cost is not too high, though
>> maybe locals like Damon have a connection for free and/or cheap space).
>> For reimbursement, I would need a receipt for that hotel night (ideally
>> with that one night broken out individually), which will then be
>> submitted to numfocus, who will reimburse you directly.
>>
>> Sorry to be uncommunicative on this (and uncommunicative in general
>> lately).  I hope something can still work out at this late date!
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> On 02/27/2014 11:28 AM, Michael Droettboom wrote:
>> > How many matplotlib developers are planning to attend SciPy this year?
>> >
>> > If we used some of our funds to support an extra hotel night, would any
>> > of you be interested in spending an extra day for a "matplotlib
>> > developer summit" to discuss matplotlib projects?  This would be in
>> > addition to the sprints, which I see probably being a larger group. Your
>> > response isn't a committment at this point, I'm just trying to gauge how
>> > much interest there might be.
>> >
>> > Mike
>> >
>>
>>
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