Phoenix.pm: Meeting 08/02/2001
phaedrus at contactdesigns.com
Tue Jul 31 16:17:53 CDT 2001
I would *love* a first hand report, and I for one wouldn't mind a talk
on SelfGOL (sinse I'll prolly never have the chance to see Damian
present it himself).
On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Svirskas Rob-ERS007 wrote:
> I won't be able to make it this week, but if anyone's interested in the five days of madness and mayhem commonly referred to as the "O'Reilly Open Source Convention", I can give a brief on it next meeting. I'm still recovering from Damian Conway's talk on "SelfGOL", a 999-byte viral quine that also manages to animate banner text and play Conway's "Game of Life".
> - Rob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Walters [mailto:phaedrus at contactdesigns.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 1:33 PM
> To: Phoenix.pm
> Subject: Re: Phoenix.pm: Meeting 08/02/2001
> First post!!!
> (Sorry, my IQ is attached to the LA power grid. It kinda goes up
> and down throughout the day...)
> For some time in the future, I've got a couple of small apps
> I can present... Yes, I take requests, and require motivation =)
> 1) Poll booth software that allows users to place multiple votes,
> and divides their single vote into "virtual" smaller votes.
> [To do - instant run-offs, then I can sell it to the US gov't].
> 2) Mail sorting, indexing, uniquifing software with a hand full
> of indexes and reports.
> 3) "How to" for desinging credit card gateway clients (all banks
> are basicly the same but each different and undocumented).
> 4) An expandy-contracty-thing for drilling down within a document.
> 5) Perl interface to the Linux module that loads new microcode
> into Intel PIII chips
> 6) I'm at the library right now looking at sime simple fuzzy logic
> software in C that I could be persuaded to translate to Perl
> 7) Braindead webserver in Perl (about 60 lines long, don't remember).
> One of those is a decoy, but I'm curious to see if anyone asks for it =)
> Mind you, this is only if no one has anything...
> [trying this again, first attempt seems to have got lost.. email doesnt
> work for me]
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Doug Miles wrote:
> > We'll be having a Phoenix.pm meeting Thursday August 2nd at 7:00PM.
> > It will be held at The Willow House, which is located at 149 W. McDowell
> > Rd., which is just West of Bowne on McDowell. This is a social meeting,
> > so just show up, hang out, and have fun. The Willow House has coffee,
> > and sandwiches, so bring some money if you are hungry. If you want more
> > information, visit http://www.willowhouse.com/. See you there!
> > --
> > For a list of the ways which technology has failed
> > to improve our quality of life, press 3.
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