Eric L. Ostrom
elostrom at fedex.com
Thu Sep 4 13:14:31 CDT 2003
To : PPPM
Maybe we could make a password protected chat room or bulletin
board a goal for our next meeting. I think that would be a great
project to use Perl as well as some other Open Source languages.
As a side note, has anyone in the PPPM group published a module
to CPAN ? I have some books on how to do it but I'd like to know
if someone has already done it in case I have stupid questions.
Steve Smythe wrote:
> I'm also wondering if there was a regular online meeting
> place we would get together on. Like a group IM chat or
> IRC or something... Anyone?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Chambers [mailto:timc+perl at divide.net]
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 10:32 AM
> To: Pikes Peak Perl Mongers
> Subject: Re: PPPM
> Mike Hansen wrote:
>>Has anyone thought about expanding the group to all open source
>>languages? Something like the Pikes Peak Open Source Programmers or
>>[insert your clever acronym but not one of those recursive acronym
>>thangs because they annoy me. ]? I'd think that those who use Perl, PHP,
>>Python, Ruby(there's gotta be one in Colorado Springs), and ??? would
>>like to meet.
> Works for me. There's lots of overlap. But I know nothing about other
> To jump-start publicity for such a group, I can invite Nat Torkington, chair
> of O'Reilly's Open Source Convention, to come to the Springs to talk: editor
> for O'Reilly and Associates, Project Manager of the Perl 6 Project, and
> content coordinator for the Open Source Convention. Coauthored the Perl
> Cookbook with Tom Christiansen.
> Source: http://radio.weblogs.com/0106861/2002/05/21.html#a9
> I met him as OSCON this year. He lives in Ft. Collins.
> If the group wants to move on this, someone has to step forward to own it.
> All I can commit to is the invitation and an attempt to persuade him to
> accept. But I can't even promise I can be at the event.
> Last time we had an event like this it was a big hit:
> Ball's in your court.
> <>< Tim
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