Re: Qu'est-ce qu'un Hackathon?

From: S Moonesamy <>
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:39:50 -0700

Hi Logan,
At 23:35 02-11-2016, Loganaden Velvindron wrote:
>The organizer did acknowledge in a later article on their own website.
>The marketting partner mis-characterized the event as the first
>hackathon: see the first few seconds of the presentation "Le premier
>evenement hackathon se deroule a i'ile Maurice":

I see what you mean. There is a news article at
I don't know whether it was the first one.

>Is it biased ? Well, the guy is not a member of [removed].

It is okay.

>Not at all :-) As we said in official tweets, we are happy to see
>other groups organizing hackathons/coding competitions. During


>However, there has been a conflict between a subset of people in [removed]
>and [removed]. The Linux community in Mauritius has split up since a
>while now. A blogger is writing an article about the split of the
>Linux community in Mauritius in a fair & balanced manner.

It is up to the two groups to decide about what to do about the conflict.

S. Moonesamy
Received on Thu Nov 03 2016 - 10:52:59 PST

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