[tpm] Richard's aborted presentation for tonight

John Macdonald john at perlwolf.com
Thu Apr 30 11:46:04 PDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 02:13:45PM -0400, Richard Dice wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 2:07 PM, John Macdonald <john at perlwolf.com> wrote:
> > I think we can get an idea of the subject matter that would have been in
> > Richard's "surprise" presentation tonight (before he got ill) by looking
> > at the newest article on use.perl.org:
> >
> Nice guess, John, but that wasn't it.

Oh well.  The article is still newsworthy.

> I'm sure I would have mentioned
> something about it tonight, if I were (still) a big bag of sick.  But
> really, what I wanted to do was show off NCI (native call interface) in
> Parrot by intergrating a big C++ library into Parrot, and making it
> available from Rakudo.  Basically, the Parrot equivalent to XS for Perl 5.
> Another month, I hope. :-)

Me too.  Get well soon.  At least well enough to spell weren't in full. :-)

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