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X2Go: The Gathering 2017 @ Adventure-Campus Treuchtlingen, Germany (Fallback: Shackspace, Stuttgart, Germany)

Date: 2017-09-22 to 2017-09-24

X2GOBTTR - X2Go: Back To The Roots - Treuchtlingen, the Birthplace of X2Go

Three-day event at Treuchtlingen. This is a “work and play” gathering.

Treuchtlingen Info

  • Accomodation takes place at Treuchtlingen's Adventure-Campus
  • Pro: Site is a lot closer to quite a few core team members → We could extend the event by a few hours
  • Pro: New evening entertainment options for recurring visitors
  • Con: Travel situation for international travelers might be less convenient

Shackspace (fallback location) Info

  • In the event that Treuchtlingen becomes unavailable all of a sudden, the event would place at shackspace, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Pro: Site itself is available for free
  • Pro: Site is a lot closer to quite a few core team members → We could extend the event by a few hours
  • Pro: New evening entertainment options for recurring visitors
  • Con: we would have to rent regular hotel rooms in the vicinity → more expensive

Price comparison

Prices are subject to change without notice. More reliable pricing information will become available once we've settled on one location.

Shackspace Single-Bed Bedroom in Hotel*Shackspace 1 bed in shared bedroom in Hotel*Shackspace Single-Bed Bedroom in Low-Budget Accommodation*Shackspace 1 bed in shared bedroom in Low-Budget Accommodation*Treuchtlingen Single-Bed BedroomTreuchtlingen 1 bed in shared bedroom
Accommodation285,60 EUR202,30 EUR66,64 EUR57,12 EUR96,75 EUR82,25 EUR
Event Location0 EUR0 EUR0 EUR0 EUR25,99 EUR25,99 EUR
Breakfast16,66 EUR16,66 EUR ??? ??? incl.incl.
Lunch ??? ??? ??? ??? 14,99 EUR14,99 EUR
Dinner ??? ??? ??? ??? 14,99 EUR14,99 EUR
Total302,26 EUR + lunch/dinner + tram ticket to event site218,96 EUR + lunch/dinner + tram ticket to event site66,64 EUR + food57,12 EUR + food152,72 EUR138,22 EUR

* Stuttgart accommodation options

Entertainment Options for Treuchtlingen

Entertainment Options for Shackspace (fallback location)

Important ToDos

  • Check carpooling options for Treuchtlingen and Stuttgart
  • Check dinner/lunch options for Treuchtlingen and Stuttgart
    • Option to bring own food?
    • Option to BBQ?

Responsibilities

  • planning and preparation - Stefan Baur

Sponsoring

Thinking of becoming a sponsor as well? Let us know! The more, the merrier! :-) Of course, all sponsors will be named on our sponsorship wiki page, unless they wish to remain anonymous.

List of Participants

Schedule

Friday 2017-09-22

  • arrival: 16:00h-20:00h local time (CEST - Central European Summer Time AKA daylight saving time)
  • option to order Pizza or start a BBQ/camp fire, bringing your own food is OK, too.
  • get-together in the chimney room (there's Wi-Fi and power, so if you want to code away, feel free to do so)

Arrival Plan

When Where Who
Time slot Topic Speaker / Moderator Comment
16:00h-18:00h Check-In starts Stefan Quick introduction to house rules/Code of Conduct, distribution of room keys
xx:xx informal get-together COMPUTERS VERBOTEN, Smartphones frowned upon! (except for showing holiday or family pictures and the like) - You're supposed to get to know the people behind the code
xx:xx setup of equipment for the coming days takes place in the conference room
19:15 Dinner preparations
19:45 Dinner; have a drink and get to know the other participants' X2Go-related work, BoF meetings
20:30 Official Welcome Stefan
xx:xx- until bedtime coding session

Friday Coding Session

Topic Participants

Saturday 2017-09-23

time slot Topic Speaker / Moderator
09.00h-10.00h Breakfast
10.00h-10.10h today's agenda Stefan
10.10h-10.20h X2Go's State of the Union Address, code quality/lack of useful comments Stefan
10.20h-10.25h 5min break
10.25h-10.45h Last year's changes and improvements to X2Go's Windows client and VcXsrv fork Mike#2
10.45h-10.50h 5min break
10.50h-11.10h Last year's changes and improvements to X2Go's Mac OS X client Mihai
11.10h-11.15h 5min break
11.15h-11.35h Last year's changes and improvements to NX-libs Mike#1
11.35h-11.40h 5min break
11.40h-11.55h Presentation of Python Broker Demo Envrionment Stefan
11.55h-12:00h 5min break
12.00h-12.30h Open Coding
12.30h-13:30h 60min lunch break
13.30h-13.50h current state of plans for an “open remote desktop computing” foundation Heinz
13.50h-13.55h 5min break
13.55h-14.15h Brainstorming: Update Wiki List of sponsorable features, add dependencies, “price tags” Stefan, everyone
14.15h-14.20h 5min break
14.20h-15.00h X2Go on POWER - Demo and current state Stefan, Mihai
15.00h-15.10h 10min break
15.10h-18.20h Coding session
18.20h-18.30h 10min break
18.30h-19.00h Dinner preparation
19.00h-open end Dinner
sometime later Return to $LOCATION
xx.xxh-bedtime Coding Session

ToDo: We need a slot for Ulrich Sibiller, topic: Xinerama, esp. re: bugs #872 and #873

Saturday Coding Session

Topic Participants
skimming over X2Go-user and checking what needs to be turned into a bug ???
Background local apps triggering on foreground Remote app actions and vice versa in Pubapp mode #1075 ??? someone from Qindel Maybe Mike#1 ???
Windows Client improvements/bugfixes - esp. when session disconnects due to timeout, high CPU load and crash on close #1077 Mike#2, Mihai?
General Bugsquashing/Triaging everyone else
Bugs #738/#740, client-side printing/include PDF viewer with windows client Mike#2
Updating Session Shadowing documentation Any volunteers?
General Bugsquashing/Triaging everyone else

Sunday 2017-09-24

time slot Topic Speaker / Moderator
08.30h-09.00h Room Cleaning Rage, if required
09.00h-10.00h Breakfast
10.00h-10.10h today's agenda Stefan
10.10h-12.30h Open Coding Session / Bugsquashing Everyone
12.30h-13.30h 45-50min lunch break immediately followed by Conference Room Cleaning Rage important: start dishwasher ASAP Everyone
13.30h-14.00h Open Coding Session / Bugsquashing Everyone
14.00h-14.10h conference room inspection w/ $LOCATION staff
14.10h / End of Event

Sunday Coding Session

Topic Participants
skimming over X2Go-user and checking what needs to be turned into a bug ???
Background local apps triggering on foreground Remote app actions and vice versa in Pubapp mode #1075 ???
Windows Client improvements/bugfixes - esp. when session disconnects due to timeout, high CPU load and crash on close #1077 Mike#2, Mihai?
General Bugsquashing/Triaging everyone else
“ADSL” mode causes issues with HTML5/non-flash audio/video, also bug #1055 ???
Bugs #738/#740, client-side printing/include PDF viewer with windows client Mike#2
Updating Session Shadowing documentation Any volunteers?
General Bugsquashing/Triaging everyone else
Mac OS X Client improvements/bugfixes - esp. keyboard layout Mihai, Mike#2
various editors like emacs, atom crashing via X2Go (see x2go-user ML) - why? ???
General Bugsquashing/Triaging everyone else

Room Cleaning Rage

  • (for the other locations, this is TBD)
  • stowing of personal belongings in $SAFEPLACE

Leaving Treuchtlingen/Stuttgart

  • departure is around 1400 hours/2:00pm local time for most of the participants - 1700 hours/5:00pm local time for those wanting to stay longer
Departure time Participant(s)

Travelling

Info for train travellers

Carpool

From Departure To Arrival

Adventure-Campus/Shackspace house rules

TBD

Cost Overview

TBD

Free Beer List

  • Mike#1 gets one free beer from Stefan for a useful hint regarding x2gocleansessions and the loglevel setting. In case Mike#1 needs to drive, the beer will be replaced by a non-alcoholic beverage of Mike#1's choice.
events/x2go-gathering-2017.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/28 19:32 by stefanbaur