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h1. Replicant contributors meeting the 27,28 July in France

h2. Date

The meeting will take place the 27 and 28 July 2019.

h2. Location

The event will take place in the "April":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_(French_association) "offices":https://april.org/en/contact-us. April is an association for the defense and promotion of free software.

The offices are relatively close to the "Gare Montparnasse railway station.":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_Montparnasse

In addition to trains, Gare Montparnasse railway station has also, in the same building, there is a metro station where you can access the metro lines "4":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_4, "6":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_6, "12":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_12 and "13":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_13.

h3. Airports

The two main airports near Paris are the "Roissy Charles de Gaulle International Airport":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_de_Gaulle_International_Airport and the "Paris Orly Airport":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orly_Airport.

h4. Roissy Charles de Gaulle International Airport <-> Gare Montparnasse railway station

To get to the Gare Montparnasse railway station from the Roissy Charles de Gaulle International Airport by public transportation, you can take the "RER":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9seau_Express_R%C3%A9gional B metro line up to the "Denfert-Rochereau station":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denfert-Rochereau_(Paris_M%C3%A9tro) where you can take the "line 6":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_6 up to the Gare Montparnasse railway station.

h4. Paris Orly Airport <-> Gare Montparnasse railway station

To get to the Gare Montparnasse railway station from the Paris Orly Airport by public transportation, you can take the "Orlyval":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlyval up to the "Antony":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_(Paris_RER) stop, and from there take the "RER":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9seau_Express_R%C3%A9gional "B":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RER_B metro line up to the "Denfert-Rochereau station":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denfert-Rochereau_(Paris_M%C3%A9tro) where you can take the "line 6":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_M%C3%A9tro_Line_6 up to the Gare Montparnasse railway station.

h2. More information

"Wikivoyage":https://en.wikivoyage.org has a page on "Paris":https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Paris and "France":https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/France which have many practical information such as:
* Visa and other border requirements
* How to stay safe
* The climate
* Information on the public transportation
* SIM cards

It also has pages on the "Roissy Charles de Gaulle International Airport":https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Paris_Charles_de_Gaulle_Airport and the "Paris Orly Airport":https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Paris_Orly_Airport with more details on the public transportation lines to use to go to Paris, which tickets to buy, etc.

h2. Contacting the organizers

You can use the Replicant [[PrivateContact|private contact mail address]] in advance to obtain the cellphone number of an organizer to be able to use it in case of issue (like being lost, not finding the location of the meeting, etc).

h2. Confirmed presentations

|_. Topic |_. Time |
| "Replicant and bootloaders":https://git.replicant.us/contrib/GNUtoo/presentations.git/tree/Replicant_contributors_meeting_27_28_July_2019_Paris_France/bootloaders | ? |

h2. Still being defined, to be confirmed

Precise schedule:
*Saturday:* Noon -> Night?
*Sunday:* 9H or 10H AM -> 14H?

h3. Presentations:

* The Graphic stack in Replicant 9
* The modem stack on Replicant supported smartphones and tablets by Denis Carikli?
* Porting Replicant to Android 9 by Joonas Kylmälä?
* A discussion about [[Upstream]] components, [[Upstream#Design-decisions|design choices]], and cultural re-appropriation of technology?
** How subjective security is, threat models, and the difference between free software and device maker point of view
** Sharing work with GNU/Linux to enable more political control and cultural re-appropriation of mobile device in the long run, and the risk associated with it
** Android upstream anti-features and political design choices
** Issues when combining together different build systems (Example: Android build system with Kconfig)

h3. Hardware

h4. Devices

|_. Person |_. Hardware |_. Comments |
|/5. GNUtoo | Galaxy SIII (I9300) with the stock bootloader | |
| Galaxy SIII 4G (I9305) with the stock bootloader | |
| Galaxy SIII 4G (I9305) with u-boot | |
| Galaxy Nexus (I9250) with the stock bootloader | |
| Galaxy SII (I9100) with the stock bootloader | |
|/4. Fil | Galaxy Note 2 (N7100) stock bootloader | [Working] Available for non-critical tests |
| Galaxy SIII (I9300) stock bootloader | [Working] Test Subject available for any experiment |
| Galaxy SIII (I9300) stock bootloader | [Bricked] available for hardware hacking |
| Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT P3100) | Property of the Replicant Project |
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Add devices you can bring here | Add comments, requirements, etc |

h4. Debug utilities

|_. Person |_. Hardware |_. Comments |
|/5. GNUtoo | Serial port cable with variable resistors | |
| Multimeter | |
| Simtrace 1: Can get the dialog between the modem and the SIM card in wireshark | |
| SIM card that is not recognized in Replicant (STK related?) | |
| Sigrok compatible adjustable power supply | Not sure to bring it (heavy) |
|/1. Fil | SIM card that is not recognized in Replican 6 |
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