[Phoenix-pm] Celebrate Perl's 20th birthday? Four Peaks South

Derek Cline derek at ninth.org
Wed Dec 19 15:33:38 PST 2007

I can't make it tonight, sry guys. Happy Bday Perl!


On Dec 19, 2007, at 2:39 PM, Scott Walters wrote:

> Sorry, missed the second question.  Got carried away.  I was talking
> about 7ish, tonight.  First mentioned this yesterday but still
> short notice, I realize.
> -scott
> On  0, jdawgaz at cox.net wrote:
>> thanks. but that only got one of my questions.
>> when is the meeting.
>> and yes, I would be interested in seeing what perl 5.10 has to offer.
>> also I am stuck using 5.8 ish for quite a while, except of course  
>> at home
>> jerry
>> ---- Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
>>> Hi jdawgaz,
>>> Four Peaks is a microbrewery, but considering how much fermentation
>>> capacity they have and how much beer the college students put away,
>>> I'm not sure "micro" really holds.  It's in an old fish warehouse,
>>> a big old brick building, which was formerly part of the Pacific
>>> Creamery, dating back to the late 1800s or early 1900s.  So,
>>> the atmosphere is good, or about the best you can do in Phoenix.
>>> Er, it's near downtown Tempe:
>>> They have a full bar, but a lot of people discover that they
>>> like the alcoholic beverage, currently lacking a distinctive name,
>>> that's made out of barley, hopped, and self-carbonated, rather
>>> than the stuff commonly known as "beer" which is actually
>>> rice, rice sugars, corn sugars, fermented to high gravity
>>> and watered down, barely hopped at all, and filled with
>>> chemical stabilzers to create artifical head rentention
>>> before being force carbonated like soda.
>>> http://fourpeaks.com
>>> (Hmm, if no one wants to talk about Perl on this list, maybe
>>> I can start a beer "discussion" if I just troll a bit...).
>>> -scott
>>> On  0, jdawgaz at cox.net wrote:
>>>> when is this?
>>>> i'm not a bar hopper, so what is four peaks south. is that up in  
>>>> scottsdale or fountain hills?
>>>> ---- Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
>>>>> This is for those of you who didn't actually open the email from
>>>>> the other day.  I had suggested a meeting but not in the subject
>>>>> line.  If I can get four RSVPs, I'll do a presentation on the new
>>>>> features just released in 5.10.  As some of you know, a large
>>>>> chunk of _Perl 6 Now_ was Perl 6-ish features being retro-
>>>>> portedor back-fit or whatever to Perl 5, so I've been following
>>>>> Perl 5.10's development for most of the five years it's
>>>>> been in progress.  I requested four RSVPs where a maybe
>>>>> counts as half and so far have 1.5.  So, any takers?
>>>>> Conversely, if you can't make it but would still like to do
>>>>> a meeting, speak up, and if there are a few votes for that,
>>>>> then that's what we'll do.
>>>>> Oh, and I'm thinking of moving the meeting to Four Peaks
>>>>> South to take advantage of their Imperial Porter (9%
>>>>> alcohol).
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> -scott
>>>>> On  0, Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
>>>>>> I wonder how many of us have jobs where we consider ourselves  
>>>>>> lucky
>>>>>> if we get out at 6:30.  Maybe we should have a 9pm meeting to  
>>>>>> talk
>>>>>> about it.
>>>>>> Oh well.  I'm looking for four "yes" votes where a "maybe"  
>>>>>> couts as half.
>>>>>> Otherwise we can try again after the holidays.  And anyone can
>>>>>> call a meeting.  Don't wait for me.  Invite people to your  
>>>>>> favorite
>>>>>> coffee shop after work.  I'll probably go.
>>>>>> -s
>>>>>> On  0, Andrew Johnson <lajandy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>   I might be able to come; depnds on how work goes.    [aj]
>>>>>>>   On Dec 18, 2007 3:14 PM, Scott Walters  
>>>>>>> <[1]scott at illogics.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>     So far no other takers.  7ish makes sense.  Catch people  
>>>>>>> on their
>>>>>>>     way
>>>>>>>     home from work.  Let's see if any more "I'm interested"  
>>>>>>> messages
>>>>>>>     trickle in.
>>>>>>>     -scott
>>>>>>>     On  0, Bill Lindley <[2] wlindley at wlindley.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Casey's sounds good... Wednesday, what time?
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