[sf-perl] Naan and Curry, re-warmed

Fred Moyer fred at redhotpenguin.com
Wed Aug 25 12:48:58 PDT 2010

With regards to the hackathon, perhaps we shoot for putting
App::PM::SF up on CPAN.  What does App::PM::SF do?  Suggestions
welcome :)

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Joe Brenner <doom at kzsu.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Many a subject was discussed at Naan and Curry tonight which I
> will not even attempt to summarize.  Here's just a few I wanted
> to say something about:
> (1) A suggestion for the next meeting is a "hackathon" (maybe
> a mini-hackathon?). The proposed format for this is still under
> discussion:  Should we select a general theme of what to work
> on, or leave it open, TBD by the people at the meeting?  Maybe
> we should do it birds-of-a-feather style, with a different
> focus in each corner of the room?  Anyone have any suggestions
> on format or topic?
> Some of the topic ideas floated at the meeting:
>  o  automated clone of a perl set-up (modules installed from cpan, etc)
>  o  finding large scale "best practice" code examples
>     (e.g. several modules, not just several lines)
>  o  graphing dependencies of all of cpan
>  o  improvements to cpan (research and discussion)
>  o  the ultimate perl linux distro / cloud vm image
>  o  integrating perl data structures into memcache
>  o  emacs tweaks for perl development
>     (this one was *not* my suggestion, this time).
> (2) Someone was surprised to hear about the perl5 wiki:
>  http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?perl_5_wiki
> There's also a perl6 wiki:
>  http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl6/index.cgi?perl_6
> (3) Some of us mentioned that using git seemed complicated
> and error prone (which is not to say that it is not powerful
> and useful).
> Once again, someone suggested we might have a talk on git.
> I agree completely, if anyone wants to volunteer to do it:
> sf.pm hosts talks on subjects that are perl-related, not
> necessarily perl-specific.
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