[sf-perl] Naan and Curry, re-warmed
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
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:
> There's also a perl6 wiki:
> (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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