On Sep 16, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Chad <innocentkiller(a)gmail.com> wrote:
(sending to main tech lists, crossposted to Tech
Blog, feel free
anywhere else you'd like)
Greetings MediaWiki hackers!
I am pleased to announce the upcoming MediaWiki Hack-A-Ton in
Very awesome that no travel is required! I'm not a hardcore mediawiki
contributor but would like to be more involved, can work on mapping
and data capabilites, or on aspects of core code (If you want help
As you are all aware, every year in April our good friends at
host the annual "MediaWiki Developers Meetup" in Berlin. At that
event, the program
is focused on demonstrations, workshops and small group discussions.
complement this, we're planning the DC meetup to be focused solely
bugfixing and getting down and dirty with the code.
We're scheduling this for October 22nd-24th in Washington, DC. Some of
haven't been ironed out yet, but will be announced over the coming
days as it is.
So clear your calendars, and keep your eyes on MediaWiki.org and
lists for more information.
What help do you need from local DC wikipedians? Although we are not
yet a chapter, we could perhaps help with getting a venue (though
danese probably can handle it too) or other ways of helping organize.
Some travel assistance may be available for those coming a long way.
been told there will be swag of some sort for attendees :)