[Wellington-pm] Wellington Perl Mongers 2017
reed at typist.geek.nz
Tue Feb 7 18:04:13 PST 2017
Would it be weird to try to combine with the python group (or something
along those lines)?
The python meet ups tend to range in scope quite a lot. If the perl folks
showed up there and gave perl talks I don't think anyone would spot the
I haven't been to a Perl meeting in forever but my recollection was it was
a lot of interesting people talking about interesting things.
I wouldn't mind attending a more inclusive get together myself.
I find that in my daily work I'm using about 3 different languages from
moment to moment to get things done. It's nice to gather up and focus on a
slice of that but more variety is more sustainable.
Just a thought -- no specific idea beyond that.
On 8 February 2017 at 14:47, Andrew Maguire <ajm1170 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I really enjoy the talks including, having arrived in NZ recently, even
> seeing old talks given again!
> I haven't been able to attend some meetings due to a clash and propose
> moving the day to a Thursday if possible.
> I am happy to volunteer but can't think of any subjects to talk on.
> As for types of talk, I don't mind, although I am curious to hear about
> Perl 6 too although unlikely to be using it myself!
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On 7/02/2017, at 9:43 PM, Grant McLean <grant at mclean.net.nz> wrote:
> > Hi Mongers
> > We need to talk about the future of Wellington Perl Mongers ...
> > Do people want to continue to have monthly technical meetings?
> > Throughout 2016, attendance levels were low and I really found it a
> > struggle from month to month to find people willing to do a talk - so
> > huge thanks to everyone who did speak last year! I'm leaning towards
> > the conclusion that it's not worth bothering any more - convince me I'm
> > wrong :-)
> > The format we have been following is by no means set in stone. If you
> > have ideas for how to make it better and how to boost attendance then
> > please reply on the list and we can talk about them.
> > Are any of you keen to come along but have other commitments that clash?
> > The schedule can be changed. Would you be more or less likely to attend
> > if meetings were every two months?
> > What type of talks would get you coming back? More beginner /
> > intermediate talks or more advanced topics? Any specific topics you'd
> > like to see covered.
> > Will you be volunteering to talk this year? If so, what about? If not,
> > why not?
> > Is there something that I'm doing (or not doing) that puts you off
> > attending? If there is, I need to know so I can fix that - please tell
> > me.
> > Traditionally, the first meeting of the year is a lightning talk meeting
> > on the second Tuesday of February - that would be next Tuesday (also, by
> > coincidence this year that's also Valentines day, does that matter?).
> > Can we actually pull together a lightning talk meeting in one week? If
> > you think we can and want to take part, then email me to book a 5 minute
> > talk slot. If you think delaying until March would help then say so.
> > Is anyone out there? What do you think?
> > Cheers
> > Grant
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