[Baypiggies] Fw: Re: Unconfirmed for December meeting

Stephen McInerney spmcinerney at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 15 19:56:41 CET 2006

>From: Marilyn Davis <marilyn at deliberate.com>
> > At 08:02 PM 11/14/2006, Donna M. Snow wrote:
> >>I bet we can fill December with something.. why not relegate a bit of 
> >>for a small holiday party? to end the year? We can extend the mapping 
> >>random access and do some networking during the time we need to fill for
> >>the December meeting..
> >
> > We have 30 minutes confirmed out of 80 minutes.  A small holiday party
> > would require a volunteer to bring refreshments.  who wants to do this?
>Google seems to be very generous with beverages.  Is this true or am I 
>stealing water when I go there?

There's a counter somewhere with your name on it:
unpaid_drinks['Marilyn Davis']++
Seriously, we should pay our way and not wear out our welcome.

> > I don't think 30 minutes is enough material for a meeting.

Agree. Unless someone wants to show vPython, or something.
Or we could feature newbies in say 10-minute segments to keep it moving.

> > Perhaps we can generalize the IDE topics to cover Python development
> > methodologies.  For example, I do python source editing in WordPad, 
> > is as far away from an IDE as you can get.  There are some interesting
> > things I could present about my development environment but the IDE part 
> > it is worth at most a 30 second mention.
>I'm very interested in learning about the WordPad environment.

Huh? WordPad is not at all an environment, it's a basic text-editor in 
It doesn't even allow plugins. Similar to MacWrite I imagine.


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