[Melbourne-pm] Request for July talks [was Meetings via Google Hangout]

John Kaye john.kaye at monash.edu
Mon Jul 8 23:39:02 PDT 2013

Hi Alfie and Toby,

I have followed the recent (Melbourne Perl Mongers) discussion about July
with interest, but I am still waiting for an answer to that perpetual

Is tomorrow's Melbourne Perl Mongers meeting going ahead?


John Kaye,
Analyst Programmer
Monash University, Clayton
Ph: +61 3 990 56168

On 2 July 2013 12:28, Alfie John <alfiej at opera.com> wrote:

> Hi Drew,
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013, at 11:54 AM, Drew Taylor wrote:
> > Since Sydney.pm meets so rarely, and Melbourne.pm meets every month,
> > would
> > you be willing to try using a Google Hangout so us Sydney-ites could
> > attend? The question is inspired by an experiment from Toronto.pm [1].
> We try to have meetings every month but lately it's been hard to get
> speakers. Although I haven't put out a request for speakers for July,
> I'm not exactly getting swapped by volunteers either.
> On that (even though it is short notice), would anyone like to volunteer
> to talk for July? Strategic Data have kindly put up their hand to hold
> the next few talks.
> > You could also ask, why doesn't Sydney.pm meet more regularly but I think
> > that would be off topic for this list. :)
> Until Toby raised it with me last year, I was surprised to hear that not
> all Perl Monger groups hold monthly meetings. I thought it was the norm,
> but it's an exception that Melbourne was the only regular monthly
> Australian PM group. Hopefully a Google Hangout with interstate (or even
> international) groups might spark some interest?
> Speaking of spark... is anyone out there interested in taking over the
> organising of talks for meetings going forward? I've been a bit busy
> lately and maybe somebody else may have a bit more time to gather talks
> and flock every month?
> Alfie
> --
>   Alfie John
>   alfiej at opera.com
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