[Chicago-talk] October 23, 2007: Make Your Own CPAN

Tony Wong a.wong2.nu at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 09:37:52 PDT 2007

Hi Pete,

Thanks for sending out the notice. Would you mind putting my name down
on the list for check-in? I'll look through my books and see what I've
got to bring tomorrow night.


On 10/22/07, Pete Krawczyk <mongers at bsod.net> wrote:
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>                    Chicago Perl Mongers Meeting Announcement
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>        Topic: Make Your Own CPAN
>    Presenter: brian d foy
>    Date/Time: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007, 7:00 PM
>     Location: Performics, 12th Floor, 180 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL
>         RSVP: By noon on Oct. 23rd to "pkrawczyk" with "doubleclick.com"
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> Want your own CPAN? Need to add your own modules, take out other modules,
> start from scratch, or put it on a CD? With a little bit of knowledge
> about how CPAN works you can easily make your own archive that works with
> the standard CPAN tools. Want to go home with your own copy of CPAN? Bring
> a 1 G thumb drive and we'll make you a copy as you wait.
> brian will also be bringing a big pile of random books with him. That pile
> includes several recent promotional copies as well as things he doesn't
> want on his shelf anymore. Why not bring your unwanted books, too?  We'll
> have a book swap. Give a book, take a book.
> And, for those that want first crack at the books, give a lightning talk.
> You don't need slides or anything fancy. Just get up and talk for 3 to 5
> minutes about something you're doing with Perl or that happened in your
> Perl development since the last meeting. It's a great way to get used to
> talking about a technical topic in front of a friendly audience. brian
> will give everyone who gives a lightning talk a free copy of the current
> issue of The Perl Review, which currently has a long article on his talk
> topic.
> Don't forget that everyone is invited to Monks for drinks and food
> after the meeting. Anyone who shows up at Monks for their first time
> gets a free drink on brian. :)
> As with all Chicago Perl Mongers meetings, everyone is welcome,
> whether or not you consider yourself a member. We look forward to
> seeing you there!
> Questions about this meeting?  Ask on the chicago-talk at pm.org mailing
> list, or send email to andy at petdance dot com.  You can also see a list
> of past and upcoming meetings at http://chicago.pm.org/meetings/.
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