[portland] Planning for October Meeting / Python Release Party!
jd at commandprompt.com
Mon Sep 22 18:22:16 CEST 2008
On Mon, 22 Sep 2008 02:03:21 -0700
Igal Koshevoy <igal at pragmaticraft.com> wrote:
> Joshua Drake wrote:
> > Well if you don't mind one minor suggestion. I have zero problem
> > making space at the conference for python folks. Now unfortunately
> > I would have to do the standard charges for it but it would enable
> > you to talk a bit about python? A little advocacy along with the
> > upcoming release? I would be happy to open a slot for the group.
> Thanks for the offer. What would the charges to presenters or
> attendees be like? Keep in mind that the group doesn't have financial
> backing, and is thus limited by what donors are willing to offer for
> a good cause.
Professors, Students and presenters are free. Professionals are 75.00
dollars. You can see full details here:
All the proceeds are going to PostgreSQL United States, a 501c3.
I could easily offer two more 45 minutes slots without juggling things.
> Would anyone like to present something? For example, one immediately
> relevant topic that comes to mind is using PL/Python to write
> PostgreSQL functions and triggers in Python. This feature's been
> bundled with PostgreSQL for a long time, works great, and -- when
> compared to PL/pgSQL -- helps programmers and DBAs write clearer,
> more maintainable code.
Uhh... igal; sounds like you could speak quite well on the topic
itself. How about you :P. It would be an excellent companion to the SQL
Alchemy talk that Jek is giving.
Joshua D. Drake
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