[Chicago-talk] straw poll

Shawn C Carroll shawn at owbn.org
Thu Sep 11 10:45:25 CDT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Fragassi [mailto:frag at ripco.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 1:24 AM
> To: Chicago.pm chatter
> Subject: [Chicago-talk] straw poll
> OK, let's sample some opinion.  Please email the list (or me
> personally,
> if you're shy -- though you needn't be, really!) with your
> predelicitions
> concerning these questions:
> 1) are weekend afternoons (once a month) worse or better
> meeting times for
> you than the current scheme of Monday evenings?


> 2) would you come to perl presentations (ie, someone giving a
> structured talk, as we've been doing the last few months) once a month
> even if the atmosphere was more formal -- ie, in an office building
> instead of a bar, no beer, no food (unless someone brings chips or
> donuts), etc.? I.e., is the beer-factor *that* necessary?

Coogans is good for me.

> 3) are you at *all* interested in social meetings?  That is, if we
> bothered to set up 2 meetings a month, one for "tech" (i.e., the
> semi-formal tutorial presentation), and one for "social" (in
> a bar, with
> anything goes) -- would you be at all interested in the
> latter, or would
> the former do it for you for the month?  Or vice versa?

I like the social/technical mix we have now.

> "No opinion"/"don't care either way" are valid answers.
> -- Mike F.
> Your Cruise Director.

Shawn Carroll
shawn at owbn.org
Perl Programmer
Soccer Referee

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