[yapc] YAPC Origins

Walt Mankowski waltman at pobox.com
Fri Jun 6 13:24:56 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 01:23:00PM -0700, Gene Boggs wrote:
> * On  6-Jun-2008 at  1:04PM PDT, Andy Lester said:
> > Personally, I'm glad someone's put together a YAPC at all.
> > Thanks to all who took the reins on this and put it all together.   
> > Bravo.  > xoxo, > Andy
> That would be Kevin Lenzo.

Kevin came up with the original idea for YAPC and organized the first
few at CMU.  But he hasn't been involved with it for quite a while
now, at least not at the low-level planning of the events.  All the
credit for pulling together YAPC::Chicago goes to Josh and his


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