[maemo-community] Maemo Barcelona Weekend: best way to ask for help for a UI?

From: Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Tue Nov 17 08:36:41 EET 2009
45 people registered at
http://wiki.maemo.org/Maemo-Barcelona_Long_Weekend - 11 of them with
accepted sponsorship. Hurry up if you want to join us!

Also please help promoting the event. Make sure your friends based in
Spain know about it. Make sure the developers of your beloved
applications know about it as well. Yes, you can make a difference by
micro/blogging, forwarding a bringing the topic to relevant forums.

ext Andrea Grandi wrote:
> I'd like to ask for help for this but I think that a slot in the three
> days is too much for this application, surely there are more important
> one to discuss.
> Will we organize short session where people like me can ask help to
> more skilled people?

Don't get obsessed about not getting a slot in the official agenda.
These sessions are not meant to keep all the people wrking in that
project. It's more a reference in the schedule and an activity for you
to follow and get involved if there is nothing else/better you find for
that particular time. The idea is that you help yourself by helping
others. You learn by discussing with others about how to improve their

We are working to have enough UX specialists in order to have someone
available basically at any time.

> In particular I need help in Python + Hildon field (maybe I should
> offer a beer to a person I've in mind and probably he will help me...
> let's see if he reads this :D )

Don't expect them to know the insights of Python/Hildon, though. They
obviously know the Maemo 5 UI but how you get things done with code is a
different matter. Anyway, there will be other colleagues attending and
some GTK+/Hildon & Qt specialists in the other activities.

Quim Gil
open source advocate
Maemo Devices @ Nokia
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