[BangPypers] Open source India

Amit k. Saha amitsaha.in at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 12:24:32 CET 2009


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
<abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Ramakrishna Reddy <ramkrsna at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
>> <abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I skip fsck.in, missed freed.in and it seems osidays
>>> are for suits.  So where am I placed ?
>>
>>  +1. Lets have a PyCon India, on a the similar lines of Pycon,
>> community run.  Nothing big and fancy, but proper Developer | System
>> Administrator | user mini conference or a Python Activity Day.
>> Sometime later this year. I personally would not prefer fsck.in. Not
>> everone is a developer :P but with python you can become one in a few
>> hours. I still believe there is lot we can do in order to spread
>> python . Over past few years I have seen Ruby. Rails as a framework
>> picking up only with the hype around the technologies.
>
> +1  for this (for long time, it must be now carrying interest).
> We have mooted this idea here and even tried to pull one
> but I guess the planning was not good.
>
> I think a conference where everything down from concept,
> planning, motives and finances were open and not
> controlled by a secret cabal is what we want.  It should
> be for developers, but for anyone who has even written
> only one line of code in Python.  Still, it should not be
> too generic so that it becomes an unconference.
>
> Also, we will accept all fruits and vegetables,
> including high and low hanging, not just people making
> omlettes ;)

Lol.


>
> I think, if we can get a discussion going around this topic,
> we can form ideas concrete enough to organize
> PyCon India at least in 2010.

+1

-Amit
>
>>
>>
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>
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