[Chicago-talk] Informal Meeting Tomorrow

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Thu Dec 8 08:28:31 PST 2011


On Thu, 8 Dec 2011 09:19:05 -0600
Joel Berger <joel.a.berger at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok so while there is still only a small response, those who have responded
> are still excited to meet, so:
> We Are Still On!
> Anyone, of course, will be welcome to come join us. We will be at Dugan's,
> just north of Adams on Halsted. As I metion in the meetup description,
> during happy hour (which I believe is 5-7) they have some free food, other
> than that there is no food at Dugans, so plan accordingly. I expect I will
> be there a little early so as to partake. The official start time for the
> meetup is 7:00.
> Some topics which may be discussed:
> - Physical units as Moose types (for unit conversion via coersion)

You may wish to look into Language::Farnsworth :


It has support for unit conversion and unit mathematics, including that of
aggregate units. So you can divide 100 miles by 2 hours and get the result in
metres/second, or much more funky stuff. We've been enjoying the "farnsworth"
bot on some Perl channels on Freenode.


	Shlomi Fish

> - The Zoidberg Perl Shell
> - David has a lead on a jit for Perl5!
> So plenty of fun for all; hope to see you there!
> Joel Berger
> joel.a.berger at gmail.com

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