[openstack-dev] Summit Core Party after Austin

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Sat Apr 23 15:22:22 UTC 2016

Amrith Kumar wrote:
> To all who have said the Core Party was a bad thing, let me echo Sean's feelings, and add that I actually liked the core parties more than any of the others, and actually found them to be a very good thing. I too got to meet people who I would normally not have had a chance to have a conversation with.
> They were the only social events where one could have a conversation without having to talk over music at 179dB (tissue death occurs at 180dB, [1]). However, the thing that some have called exclusivity (exclusionary) is not consistent with OpenStack.
> I would therefore like to take the opportunity to thank Mark and the team who have run these events in the past, and make a request for more social events where the sound level is limited to, say 80dB?
> The value of the social events is in the social interactions and the conversation, and the opportunity to meet and interact with people in the community that one would not have otherwise had a chance to do. I can do without the hearing loss, thank you very much.
> So thanks Mark, and thanks to team HP for making this possible.

Although I think the focus on "core reviewers" was wrong, let me say 
that those were always the best party in the week. The combination of 
quiet setting, smaller attendance, local/cultural content and great food 
always made those a treat.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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