wayne at metaverse.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Sep 16 13:35:24 CDT 2000
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Taylor" <pap at sotonians.org.uk>
To: <southampton-pm at happyfunball.pm.org>
Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 10:02 PM
Subject: O'Reilly Catalog
> Hello Mongers,
> I've recently received around four O'Reilly catalogues of their entire
> range. Apparently, they often let established mongers get free copies of
> their books and such-like. I think the reality is that they know we're a
> soft target for their range of books. Anyway, I know that some of you
> fans of the O'Reilly books, so I'll dish the cats out to whoever wants
I would like a copy thanks, and maybe free books too :)
raffle them somehow??? :)
> I could post them, but you'll get them when the 16th edition of the Camel
> book is out and Perl lets you program in a mixture of ASCII, Cyrillic and
> all 10,000-odd Chinese ideograms simultaneously. In other words, it'd
> probably be a good idea to have an informal meet to discuss stuff.
That would also be the same time as PerlOS 4.5 takes the larger share of the
entire OS industry, Perl domination, nah....
> I invite members of the group, as well as their Perl-curious friends. I
> think a crap pub on a quiet night might be in order. Any
> preferences? Also, anytime in the next couple of weeks is cool, but it
> might be nice to arrive at some consensus.
I' m easy...
> Anyways, get back to the list. State availability. Turn up. Speak. Go
> home and question whether being a Monger *really* impresses the girls...
greater than 7pm Mon-Fri.
I'm flex. on all other times.
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