I'm for Italy, but if Giulio is correct that the Open Source development in
Italy is a small group, one can look towards France as am alternative.
There is a lot of activity there, at least in the Koha world.
On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Giulio Bonanome <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> +1 for the idea :)
> But for my experience there are not enough people in Italy :( I mean,
> there are few companies actively involved in (open) development of software
> for libraries and even a smaller group of developers inside libraries.
> Like Raffaele said there's a list dedicated to libraries and wikipedia.
> Last october it was organized an event ( Bibliohackathon <
> Bibliohackathon/Firenze,_26_ottobre_2013>) were I expected a lot of dev
> and didn't see too much :(
> Also, in Italy there was an event called SoftXBIB during the annual
> conference Stelline <www.convegnostelline.it/home.php>, but in recent
> years no longer been organized for lack of interest.
> As far as I know there would be roughly 10-15 interested people for the
> entire nation.
> Giulio Bonanome
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