As for your stories related to the GStreamer team, I really envy free software hackers who are part of a team. Sometimes I felt a bit lost and alone at GUADEC.
I loved gman's list of random "you had to be there" moments, so here are my additions:
"And none of them are properly documented" - maddog. "Except
someone (maybe docpi) from the audience
Owen raising his hand, when murrayc asked
"Spain is in Europe" - someone "helping" jdub
"Stand up like a man. I mean, man, stand up" -
miguel, when DV made his
certainly not last:)) correction in someone's speech.
Emese's (from the Hungarian translation team) three-layered
Seth's GNOME vision: GNOME - HAL - Linux
"I think it's Meta-city: Meta as in beyond, and sitty as in
shitty. Thus: beyond shitty." - Ankh's ultimate argument in the
MEtaCIty vs meTAcity debate
- "The GNOME 2.0 roadmap basically is: 2.0.1: we're fucked. 2.0.2: we're fucked." - I can't remember if this was Havoc, or Owen