On 10/02/2009, at 9:14 AM, Walter Heck wrote:
> after a very interesting and successful FOSDEM, I was thinking about
> starting a dutch MySQL user group. Some thoughts, questions, concerns
> i would like you all to look at and comment on:
> - does one exist yet? I looked around and couldn't find any, so I
> presume it at least doen't exist by this name.
> - Is there a crowd for this group? I personally think so, as I see
> more and more people starting to use MySQL more and more intensively.
> - Anyone want to help set this up?
> - Anything else?
Apart from the excellent links that Sheeri provided, note specifically
that meetup.com is free for MySQL user groups.
You get calendar/signup stuff in there, as well as a mailing list and
other relevant infrastructure. Plus good Google juice.
In terms of content, I'd be happy to do a gig by video some time, in
Dutch - I'm a native Dutchie except I live in Australia ;-)
Similarly, I'm sure that Roland Bouman (in Leiden) would be happy to
do a talk also.
Also happy to help on the Dutch mailing list (in Dutch) when you set
Be sure to let me know!
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