[Jenkins-events] Proposal: revisiting JUC in 2016

Manuel Jesús Recena Soto recena at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 11:22:23 UTC 2015

Hello James,

(reply in line)

2015-10-20 12:03 GMT+02:00 James Nord <jnord at cloudbees.com>:
> Taking off my cloudbees hat and putting on my old hat being based in Europe.
> Getting approval to attend conferences abroad (outside Europe) for me was
> not always easy - as it involves large travel and time lost due to this.  As
> such it was easier to go to a european conference.   I also feel that yes
> you get more people in USA-CA but that this could just a critical mass and a
> direct result of its much easier to go to something local than it is to
> travel 9 hours around the globe.  Do you have stats of where people came
> from in the last even - where they predominantly from the bay area?
> In the London event I met people that where very basic users of Jenkins
> (just starting) and it was easy for them to go to a local conference.  Would
> these same users make the same investment to go somewhere accross the globe
> - I personally don't think so - which would be a big shame.
> The JAMs fill a gap - but I'm not sure that this gap is filled yet - or that
> it will be filled by next year  - certainly there is nothing in the UK that
> I know of - and even then we would need something based in the north west as
> well as somewhere around London.

I had the opportunity to attend JUG London and was a great experience.
It would be a pity don't have this event in Europe.

As you pointed, JAM events can fill this gap.

In Spain, there are two JAM starting (Seville and Barcelona). Maybe
someday, we can organize a bigger event. Another open source
communities do something similar.


> On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:51:39 AM UTC+2, Kohsuke Kawaguchi wrote:
>> Putting my CloudBees hat on, I'd like to discuss the following proposed
>> changes to the events in 2016, where we are moving away from JUC into a new
>> model.
>> https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Proposal+-+Revisiting+JUC+in+2016
>> I put this up for the project meeting agenda in 1.5 week, but I hope to
>> get discussions going well before that.
>> --
>> Kohsuke Kawaguchi
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