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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: [Re: First OCaml meeting in Paris ?] at ENST

On 21-12-2007, Vincent Balat <> wrote:
> Hi,
> The 26th of january is the first day of JFLA, (a french conference on 
> functional programming, where many ocaml hackers go).
> So I guess this is not a good date for the ocaml meeting ... or many of us 
> won't be able to attend the meeting.
> Why not take the time to organize the event? And invite a few speakers and 
> give them a few months to prepare their talks?

In fact, people at ENST do me a favor for this room. Maybe i can ask
them to change the day, but i am not sure if it will work. 

FYI, i have already invited 2 people for doing a short talk (~30 min):
- Nicolas Pouillard about ocamlbuild
- Gerd Stolpmann about GODI (and maybe findlib)

I was thinking to do a short talk myself about OCaml in Debian (maybe i
can ask other debian developer... but i have not done it yet).

The idea, is to have a short presentation before talking about OCaml.

I will set up a wiki page on (if i can do it) and do a real

Sylvain Le Gall

> Le vendredi 21 décembre 2007, Sylvain Le Gall a écrit :
>> On 21-12-2007, David Teller <> wrote:
>> >      Dear list,
>> >
>> >  A few days ago, we started a discussion on the OCaml mailing-list
>> > regarding the organisation of a mostly informal OCaml developer
>> > conference in Paris in the end of January. Now, many among us are going
>> > to leave for holidays, or at least to forget work a little bit during
>> > that period. Before we do that, I believe that we need an official
>> > organiser, preferably someone who lives in Paris (ie. not me).
>> >
>> >  Who's volunteering ?
>> Me.
>> I don't have given any news lately, because i was discussing with ENST to
>> book a room for us.
>> I just have the answer from ENST (Telecom Paris): we got a room
>> (Amphitheater Jade) for January, the 26th 2008.
>> We could stay there from 10AM to 6PM.
>> I am looking for some other little things and i will do an official
>> announcement on the list.
>> Regards,
>> Sylvain Le Gall
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