[CentOS-devel] More dojos! (FOSDEM Dojo and future plans)

Mon Feb 8 20:16:04 UTC 2021
Rich Bowen <rbowen at redhat.com>

For those of you who missed it, here's a recap of last week's CentOS 
Dojo at FOSDEM - https://blog.centos.org/2021/02/centos-dojo-fosdem-2021/

Given the adversarial and occasionally toxic discussions we've seen on 
this list over the past 2 months, I was concerned that we'd have more of 
the same at the Dojo, but it seems that seeing people's faces tempered 
the discussion. People continued to ask the hard questions, but without 
the hostility that we've seen recently.

As a result, I'm considering running several more of these over the 
coming year, at least until we get back to doing some in-person events, 
and probably even after that.

Last week's event was optimized for a European-centric time zone. The 
next one will probably be more centered around North American time 
zones, and will probably happen some time around May.

If you are interested in helping put the event together, or have ideas 
about what content you'd like to see, or if you yourself want to present 
something, please let us know.

Based on early feedback on the post-event survey, people want to hear 
more about:

* CentOS Stream 9
* more non-red hat use cases
* koji (and similar ways of managing smaller scale automated rpm builds)
* creating your own module/stream in personal repo, freeipa, keycloak
* NextGen: RHEL Sources Home / GitLab / Stream9

And I would echo the "non-Red Hat" item here. While it makes sense that 
our content has strong Red Hat participation, I'm always doubly-pleased 
when we get presentations from outside of Red Hat.