[sf-perl] PBI - Perl Hack and Chat Sessions

Joe Brenner doom at kzsu.stanford.edu
Tue Jun 15 19:36:11 PDT 2010

Like I've said before, if I ever invent a monthly geek event it's
going to be on "First Prime Wednesdays".

But yeah, perl-hack-offs or hack-athons or workshops or whatever
sound like fun to me at least.

Do the ruby folks structure their gatherings at all?  I might suggest
a proposed topic, or even a group project...

Bob goolsby <bob.goolsby at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mornin' Rich --
> I'd be interested, if we can avoid the Overloaded Tuesday Syndrome.
> (How many interesting meetings occur on Tuesdays?  And how many night
> classes at UCB?  Not to mention Drum School.)
> B
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Rich Morin <rdm at cfcl.com> wrote:
> > A couple of Ruby Meetups (SV, SF) recently cooperated on a
> > "Ruby Hack and Chat Session".  We had 30+ people and a lot
> > of animated conversation.  I suspect that future gatherings
> > may have more hacking, but I think the mix is a Good Thing.
> > In any case, here is the page for the July event:
> >
> >  http://www.meetup.com/ruby-72/calendar/13771150/
> >
> >
> > I think the "hack and chat" meme may be less intimidating
> > to newbies than a formal presentation or hack session.  So,
> > we might get some additional folks...
> >
> > Anyway, I'd like to know if any local Perlies would like to
> > attend a similar event.  If there is enough interest, I'll
> > set it up with Never Too Latte, announce it, etc.

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