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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Incubator Lightning Talks at ApacheCon US?
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 08:54:40 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> Our initial idea was to have short (15-min?) talks about as many podlings as we
> can fit in to the timeslot.  Tell us what the project is about, who is
> involved, why I should download it, etc, etc.  You've got 15 minutes to
> convince a room full of Apache folks to contribute to your project.  Go forth.

15 minutes is way too long.  If you can't digest it to 5 minutes their eyes
have glazed over, if they aren't excited enough to dig into the project by then
you failed to persuade :)

Otherwise - great idea!

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