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poke @ Savannah: Binary Tools devroom @ FOSDEM 2023

GNU poke will be part of the Binary Tools devroom at the next edition of FOSDEM, to be celebrated 4th and 5th February 2023 in Brussels.

Below is the Call For Proposals for the devroom.  Hope to see you there, is gonna be fun! 🙂



   25th November     CFP deadline

   15th December     Announcement of selected activities

   4 & 5th February  Conference dates

About the devroom


  The Binary Tools Devroom at FOSDEM 2023 is an informal, technical,

  event oriented to authors, users and enthusiasts of FLOSS

  programs that deal with binary data.

  This includes binary editors, libraries to encode and decode data,

  parser generators, binary data description languages and frameworks,

  binary formats and encodings, assemblers, debuggers, reverse

  engineering suites, and the like.

  The goal of the devroom is for developers to get in touch with each

  other and with users of their tools, have interesting and hopefully

  productive discussions, and finally what is most important: to have


Suggested Topics


  Here is a non-exhaustive list of binary tools about which we would

  like to have activities:

   - GNU poke

   - fq

   - radare2

   - kaitai struct

   - binwalk

   - wireshark

   Both using (like a nice hack) and developing the tools are on-topic.

   Activities on increasing collaboration between the tools are

   particularly encouraged.



   Proposals should be made through the FOSDEM Pentabarf submission tool]. You

   do not need to create a new Pentabarf account if you already have one from a

   past year.


   Please select the "Binary Tools Devroom" as the track and ensure

   you include the following information when submitting a proposal:

   - The name of the person, or persons, doing the proposed activity.


   - A short bio (one paragraph) for each person.

   - If desired, a photo 😎

   - The title of the activity.

   - Activity abstract.

   - Duration of the activity: 15 minutes or 30 minutes.

   The deadline for submissions is November 25th, 2022. FOSDEM will be

   held on the weekend of February 4-5, 2023 and the Binary Tools

   devroom will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2023 in Brussels,




  The organizers of the devroom can be reached by sending email to


  We are also in the #binary-tools IRC channel at irc.libera.chat.

  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any inquiry or

  suggestion for the devroom.

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