[sf-perl] Fwd: Re: a recent incident
rdm at cfcl.com
Sat Jul 2 09:14:35 PDT 2005
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From: "Tim O'Reilly" <tim at oreilly.com>
Subject: Re: a recent incident
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 08:49:48 -0700
To: Rich Morin <rdm at cfcl.com>
That is too bad. Odd, though, as there were a lot of people in
t-shirts at the conference! We'll look into it.
FWIW, we'd originally envisioned this as more of a business
conference, and took a techie turn as the techie interest in
this area heated up with google maps.
My apologies to the group.
On Jul 2, 2005, at 8:43 AM, Rich Morin wrote:
> I realize that the choice of conference venues is rather limited,
> but some venues are simply dysfunctional. Specifically...
> After a recent meeting of SFPUG (sf.pm.org), several Perlies walked
> over to the Westin St. Francis, hoping to meet and chat with some
> conference attendees, etc. The "greeter" at the bar area informed
> them that they were not suitably attired and directed them elsewhere.
> (One member of the group -- a founder of the group -- was wearing a
> T-shirt and a leather jacket).
> The group then wandered back to a very nice bar which had no problems
> in accepting their attire or trade... May I suggest that you look
> for venues that are a bit more friendly to techies?
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