Last meeting and Networking

Austin Schutz tex at
Mon Jan 14 16:55:48 CST 2002

On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 02:37:36PM -0800, Curtis Poe wrote:
> Hi all,
> The last Perl Mongers meeting was great, though I learned the hard way that
> Produce Row Cafe is about as stupid a venue as I could have picked for the
> social part.  Heck, even McDonalds (ugh!) would have worked out better.
	Produce Row would probably work well in the summer when the tables
out back are available.

> The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 13th.  The location and topic
> have yet to be determined.  My company has agreed to go ahead and host any
> meetings for which we do not find an alternate location, so at least that
> worry is out of the way.  If others have locations we can meet at (and some
> told me that they did), I'd love to hear 'em.

	The pdxwireless/personaltelco group meets at the lucky lab. That
works pretty well as a venue for us.

> Side note:  We're hiring.  I debated including this as I wasn't sure if it's
> appropriate.  If you'd rather not see stuff like this on the list, let me
> know.  I'm sure we don't want tribes of headhunters seeking victims here.

	In times past headhunting on lists has been considered a faux pas.
These days there are enough geeks out of work that I would no longer
consider it so. I don't mind putting up with having to delete an extra mail
or two if it means someone gets to keep their house. That said, having
leagues of professional headhunters hammering the list would be pretty


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